Evar versus open repair for aaa: systematic review and metanalysis of updated perioperative and long term data of randomized controlled trials

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Commentary on the updated systematic review and meta-analysis published in the EJVES regarding the short- and long-term outcomes of EVAR versus open repair of elective AAA.

Quick guide to systematic reviews and metanalysis

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Edutorial published in the EJVES describing how to perform and interpret systematic reviews and meta-analysis.

Questionnaires for surgical research: not always a simple option

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Edutorial published in the EJVES describing how to use or create specific questionnaires for surgical research studies.

Alternatives to RCTs for the poor, the impatient and when evaluating emerging technologies

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Edutorial published in the EJVES describing methods and tools to optimise evidence derived from observational studies, like multivariate analysis, propensity score matching and step wedge cluster randomisation.

Overview of primary and secondary analyses from 20 randomised controlled trials comparing CAS with CEA

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Commentary on the paper published in the EJVES regarding extensive outcome analysis of 20 RCTs comparing carotid endarterectomy and stenting.

Carotid

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Which variables affect 30 days outcome of CEA?; Transcarotid artery revascularisation and CEA; intraoperative Duplex-scanning in CEA (CIDAC study); Defered carotid revascularisation in moderate stroke; Takayasu's disease and graft related outcomes; Measurng carotid plaque volume bij tomographic 3D ultrasound; Testosteron to estradiol ratio and plaque inflammation

Major Sources of Bias

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Edutorial published in the EJVES describing the concept of bias, and how to identify, interpret and manage it.

Inaugural honorary lecture – evidence in vascular surgery

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Inaugural honorary lecture - evidence in vascular surgery