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WSES position paper on vascular emergency surgery

Trauma, both blunt and penetrating, is extremely common worldwide, as trauma to major vessels. The management of these patients requires specialized surgical skills and techniques of the trauma surgeon. Furthermore few other surgical emergencies require immediate diagnosis and treatment like a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (rAAA). Mortality of patients with a rAAA reaches 85...

Total percutaneous cardiopulmonary bypass with Perclose ProGlide

Suture-mediated closure devices have been previously described as an interesting alternative to femoral cutdown during endovascular aortic procedures. The insertion of two or three devices before the cannulation (preclose technique) permits successful percutaneous access also with a large sheath up to 24 Fr diameter. The main benefit of percutaneous access is a lower rate of...

Familial aortic aneurysm and dissection due to transforming growth factor-β receptor 2 mutation

This report describes the clinical course and management of a patient with Loeys–Dietz syndrome (LDS) type 2. In 2003, a 31-year-old male was diagnosed with acute aortic dissection type B; in the following six years he underwent multiple surgical and endovascular aortic procedures at different thoracic and abdominal levels secondary to progressive enlargement of both the non...