Vascular Disease Management

Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm With Incidental Large Splenic Artery Aneurysm: An Unusual Case Report

Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (rAAA) represent the 13th leading cause of mortality in the US.

The First Well-Documented Report of Carotid Endarterectomy in a Patient With COVID-19 Related Stroke

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the world to a near standstill as a highly contagious coronavirus spreads rapidly around the world, causing sudden and severe illness with high mortality, and threatening to overwhelm healthcare systems.

Urgent Carotid Endarterectomy in a COVID-19 Patient: Standard Approach With Some Adjustments

Carotid endarterectomy is a very common vascular surgical procedure done to prevent strokes in high-risk patients. Surgical approaches have been tested and improved over the years to ensure high technical success, and set the standard for low morbidity and mortality.

Chasing the Two “C”s in Acute Limb Ischemia: The Clot and Catheter

Acute limb ischemia is an emergent limb- and life-threatening condition that needs to be treated quickly to decrease associated morbidity and mortality.

Improving Patient Selection for EVAR Versus Open Repair

Colleagues often discuss the proposed the proposed UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines that recommend that, for the most part, EVAR not be offered to patients.

Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis in Submassive Pulmonary Embolism: Safety and Efficacy

The majority of trials for catheter-directed thrombolysis (CDT) in submassive pulmonary embolism (sPE) were done in a tertiary care setting. There is a need to assess the applicability of CDT for sPE in a community hospital setting.

Endovascular Repair of Aorto-Enteric Fistulae as a Definitive Treatment Strategy

Thirty studies were included, reporting on 105 patients (majority male) with a median age of 73 years.

Current Clinical Management of Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

After an extensive review of the current literature on the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment modalities for pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS), we have found that the issue of underdiagnosis can likely be attributed to the lack of a standard protocol for the clinical management and treatment of the disease.

The Gore Augmented Reality (AR) Experience App

The Gore Augmented Reality (AR) Experience App provides interactive three-dimensional (3D) holograms of our endovascular devices.

A New Kid in Town: Single-Session Treatment for Iliofemoral DVT Without Thrombolytics

IThis article first appeared in Cath Lab Digest, Volume 27 – Issue 12 – December 2019. liofemoral deep venous thrombosis (DVT) causes venous outflow obstruction associated with severe symptoms of pain and swelling. This article first appeared in Cath Lab Digest, Volume 27 – Issue 12 – December 2019. 

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