Journal of Vascular Surgery

Journal of Vascular Surgery provides vascular, cardiothoracic, and general surgeons with the most recent information in vascular surgery. Original, peer-reviewed articles cover clinical and experimental studies, noninvasive diagnostic techniques, processes and vascular substitutes, microvascular surgical techniques, angiography, and endovascular management.

Publisher
Elsevier
Impact factor
2.879 (2012)

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Surgery

Statins improve long-term survival after AAA repair

(HealthDay)—Preoperative statin therapy is associated with higher long-term survival following abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair, according to a study published in the August issue of the Journal of Vascular Surgery.

Surgery

Total, open repairs decline for abdominal aortic aneurysms

(HealthDay)—The number of open abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repairs dropped by almost 80 percent during the last decade, according to a study published in the June issue of the Journal of Vascular Surgery.

Cardiology

Skip the balloon after placing carotid stent, surgeons suggest

Johns Hopkins surgeons say skipping one commonly taken step during a routine procedure to insert a wire mesh stent into a partially blocked carotid artery appears to prevent patients from developing dangerously low blood ...

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