In observational data, elective EVAR in women led to higher 10-year mortality, but why women fare worse than men is unclear.
The study was conducted by an international team of medical scientists who compared the lungs of patients who died from COVID-19 with lungs of patients who died from influenza as well as with healthy lungs donated for transplantation.
The researchers discovered an unexpected disease pattern in COVID-19 lungs: the virus invaded the endothelial cells, and this was accompanied by blood clots. Compared to the flu, COVID-19 lungs had 9-fold more blood clots and the blood vessels were injured by the virus causing an unusual reaction of blood vessel growth.
Vascular surgeons from across the USA are reporting health impacts on some patients, particularly elderly ones, in quarantine. The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) queried vascular surgeons regarding their concerns for patients’ health during the pandemic, and shared the findings as well as suggested solutions for patients with vascular disease who are confined at home.
Born into a family of medical professionals, Tilo Kölbel was destined to become one himself. He tells Vascular News about his journey to becoming a vascular surgeon, the proudest moments in his career and the research that he is currently doing, as well as his interests outside of medicine.
Using Darwin’s theory of mutations, Vascular Surgeons modified themselves to learn endovascular techniques to adapt to newer modalities of treating patients.
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The website ctisus.com enters its 14th year of providing the premier website dedicated to Computed Tomography Scanning (CT scanning). The site provides a range of content ranging from CT scan protocols for CT scanners from Siemens Medical, GE Healthcare, Phillips Medical and Toshiba Medical to a series of over 600 weekly vodcast and podcasts addressing a wide range of CT topics.
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SonoWorld was launched in 1999 as a way to use the emerging Internet to provide free educational materials to ultrasound practitioners in developing countries around the world. As the founders explored ways to accomplish this mission, it became apparent that there was a global need for a centralized resource for information as well as educational resources, and that this could best be accomplished by creating a new education-focused virtual community for physicians, sonographers and industry.
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This blog aims to highlight cases -- typical and atypical (but always interesting) -- that illustrate the thought process of this vascular surgeon in working up and treating patients with vascular diseases.