Virtual Vascular

Management of the diabetic foot

INTRODUCTION The global burden of diabetes has increased rapidly over the past decade with 1 in 11 adults now living with the disease. The number of individuals with diabetes is expected to rise to 642 million by 2040 and many international…

Medical therapy and follow-up in patients with lower extremity arterial disease

Listen to related podcast  Introduction Although its exact prevalence is unknown, lower extremity arterial disease (LEAD) is estimated to affect 200 million people worldwide. In 2008, almost 100,000 endovascular procedures and over…

Symptomatic Carotid Stenosis

*Corresponding author. A. Ross Naylor MD, FRCS, The Leicester Vascular Institute, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester LE3 9QP, United Kingdom E-mail address: arossnaylor@icloud.com Listen to related podcast SUMMARY Patients suffering a…

Acute Carotid Syndrome

*Department for Vascular Medicine, Vascular Surgery, Angiology and Endovascular Therapy, University Heart and Vascular Centre, Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, GermanyCorresponding author. Eike Sebastian Debus, MD, PhD, 1Department for Vascular…

Abdominal Compartment Syndrome

Abdominal compartment syndrome, defined as the combination of sustained intra-abdominal pressure above 20 mmHg, and newly developed organ dysfunction or failure, is a very serious complication after both open and endovascular aortic surgery.

A History of Surgery for Acute Leg Ischaemia.

*Corresponding author. Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS FT, Gloucestershire, UK E-mail address: jonothanearnshaw@gmail.com; Jonothan.earnshaw@nhs.net Listen to related podcast Introduction Reconstructive surgery for acute arterial ischaemia…