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Preoperative statins are associated with a reduced risk of postoperative delirium following vascular surgery

Delirium is a common complication of vascular surgery. The protective effect of preoperative statins on delirium after vascular surgery is controversial. The authors hypothesized that preoperative

Beta-blockers and perioperative outcomes in vascular surgery

pertinent evidence on the potential benefits of perioperative use of betablockers (BB) in patients undergoing non-cardiac vascular surgery, and conclude that BB may be protective against myocardial ischemia ... conclusion, we believe that perioperative use of BB should not be routinely used in vascular and endovascular surgery. Future research should focus on potential beneficial effects in selected groups of

Xenografts in septic vascular surgery

Background In general, autologous veins are the optimal replacement material for an infected vascular graft in terms of handling, durability and resistance to reinfection. In the absence of suitable ... aneurysm formation, as well as high occlusion rates (particularly in peripheral areas). In view of the age and comorbidity-related reduction in life expectancy among patients requiring vascular surgery due

The endovascular performance spectrum of vascular surgery departments in Germany

Aim To survey the scope of vascular surgery services in Germany. Method A total of 308 senior German vascular surgeons received a 19-point questionnaire pertaining to department structure and scope ... %) aortofemoral bypass and 5.1 % a hybrid procedure. The CRITISCH study [ 2 ], which was supported by the German Society for Vascular Surgery and Vascular Medicine (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gefäßchirurgie und

Vascular neurocognitive disorders and the vascular risk factors

review presents the main etiological forms of dementia, which include Alzheimer form of dementia, vascular dementia, dementia associated with alpha-synucleionopathies, and mixed forms. Regarding vascular ... : Review Vascular neurocognitive the vascular risk factors 1Department of Neurology, 2Department of Internal Medicine, 3Department of Immunology, 4Department of

Comparison of Cardiac and Renal Involvement in Patients with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm and Aorto-Illiac Occlusive Diseases who Underwent Elective Vascular Surgery

Vascular Surgery 0 The Center of Vascular and Heart diseases, Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University , Georgia Objective: The aim of this study is to assess comorbidities such as risk factors between ... al. ( 2003 ). Guidelines for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Report of a subcommittee of the Joint Council of the American Association for Vascular Surgery and Society for Vascular Surgery

Damage Control Vascular Surgery in the Austere Environment

Managing vascular trauma in an austere environment with limited resources will challenge even the most seasoned surgeon. Successful management requires immediate hemorrhage control, and then, the ... and provides damage control techniques that can be applied in a wide array of trauma settings. Vascular; Injuries; Shunts; Damage control surgery; Ischemia; Limb; Trauma - Introduction The treatment

Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Presenting as a Pulsatile Neck Mass: a Case Report and Review of Literature

. As described in this case, management of a suspected connective tissue disorder is a multidisciplinary approach including vascular surgery, medical therapy, and genetic testing to confirm the diagnosis ... , and vascular surgery were consulted. The patient’s clinical picture was thought to be most consistent with vEDS. After multidisciplinary discussions, the patient underwent an urgent open ligation of the

Randomized controlled trials: still the backbone of vascular surgery?

experience and (often) biased observational studies. This era began to end (in vascular surgery) following completion of the landmark randomized trials in carotid disease, which recruited patients throughout

Reality and truth in surgery

waiting for you in the OR (comedy). A complex branch anastomosis valve vascular surgery symphony, a minimally invasive concentrated lobe resection of the liver, the glandular pancreas and the scrotum green ... GmbH Austria, part of Springer Nature 2018 welcome to the present issue of European Surgery, presenting a splendid rainbow of articles including the fascinating spectra of colorectal, gastrointestinal

Cellular therapy with human autologous adipose-derived adult cells of stromal vascular fraction for alopecia areata

target these processes. Adipose-derived stromal vascular cells (ADSVCs) that can be harvested from fat cells are one of the latest breakthroughs in the aesthetic field. The potential use of stem cell-based ... University , Beirut , Lebanon 2 Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Center , Beirut , Lebanon 3 Department of Biology, Laboratory of Therapeutic Innovation, Faculty of Sciences 2, Lebanese University , Fanar , Lebanon 4

The European medical specialist examination in vascular surgery

discipline within the Union of European Medical Specialists (UEMS). In 2004, after the establishment of the division of vascular surgery in 1992 as a subunit of the UEMS section of surgery, it was then time ... (finally) for the introduction of the UEMS Section and Board of Vascular Surgery (UEMS-SBVS) [5]. Politically, this was a tremendously important step that has helped many European countries to establish

Minimally invasive cardiac surgery—from early steps to consolidation

Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi , Sowwah Square - Al Maryah Island, PO Box 112412, Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates 1 Johannes Bonatti Minimally invasive coronary bypass surgery - Coronary ... artery bypass grafting can to date be performed through mini-incisions on the beating heart. This so called minimally invasive cardiac surgery (MICS)—coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) has become

Midazolam increases preload dependency during endotoxic shock in rabbits by affecting venous vascular tone

dependency in an endotoxic shock model by evaluating systemic vascular tone and cardiac function. Methods: Eighteen rabbits were randomly divided into three groups: Control group, MID1 group and MID2 group ... decreased in MID2 group (T2 vs. T1). Midazolam did not affect cardiac function index, systemic vascular resistance or artery resistance (T2 vs. T1). Conclusions: Midazolam administration promoted preload

Vascular CT and MRI: a practical guide to imaging protocols

Non-invasive cross-sectional imaging techniques play a crucial role in the assessment of the varied manifestations of vascular disease. Vascular imaging encompasses a wide variety of pathology ... encompasses a wide variety of pathology. Designing vascular imaging protocols can be challenging owing to the non-uniform velocity of blood in the aorta, differences in cardiac output between patients, and the

What is minimally invasive surgery?

iatrogenic nerve damage and vascular injury resulting in thrombosis or bleeding. In theory, because of these difficulties and possibly higher complication rates, the risk of reoperation is higher. However ... invasive surgery. Less aggressive technique? Despite temptation, most surgeons didn’t get caught in the trap to be limited to a smaller incision, even if it could get personal advertising. Won over by the

Postconditioning in major vascular surgery: prevention of renal failure

: 3.28 ± 0.32 vs. PostC: 2.05 ± 0.56). Conclusions The results suggest a protective role for postconditioning in major vascular surgeries against renal complications through a possible alternative release ... renal function is a common observation after major vascular surgery [1]. The etiology and mechanisms of the perioperative renal dysfunction can be related to preexistent functional compromise

Decision-making about surgery in the elderly

precipitating events. This has been shown in a number of studies performed in cardiac, oncological, vascular, orthopedic, and general surgery [ 3 ], where frailty was reported to be associated with increased ... Perioperative Geriatric Medicine, University of San Marino , San Marino 2 Gabriella Bettelli Vol.:(011233456789) - At the beginning of the third millennium, surgery in the older patient has become more and

Multidetector CT of iatrogenic and self-inflicted vascular lesions and infections at the groin

surgery including retroperitoneal decaillotage was required to seal the leaking femoral artery Rare vascular complications Other VASC following CFA access include AVF, arterial occlusion and dissection ... morbidity compared to the radial approach, the traditional common femoral artery remains the preferred access site in a variety of cardiac, aortic, oncologic and peripheral vascular procedures. Both

Flow patterns through vascular graft models with and without cuffs

The shape of a bypass graft plays an important role on its efficacy. Here, we investigated flow through two vascular graft designs–with and without cuff at the anastomosis. We conducted Digital ... Mechanical, Aerospace & Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States of America, 2 Division of Vascular Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School , New Brunswick , New