Posts Tagged:vascular


Quality of life goes down after vascular surgery wound complications :(

Study looking at quality of life after vascular surgery in about 500 patients noted that quality of life significantly decreased 2 weeks after wound complications from the surgery itself. Referenced from: J Vasc Surg. 2016 Jul 26. pii: S0741-5214(16)30396-2. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2016.05.068


To Stent or not to Stent?

Recent study looking at treatment of occluded arteries below knee suggests that stenting at all times may not be best idea. Stents when used os “as needed” basis had similar result. 🙂 Referenced from: J Endovasc Ther. 2015 Oct;22(5):690-7. doi: 10.1177/1526602815598955. Epub 2015 Aug 5.

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