Tag: disparities

Trust, transportation, insurance hamper ‘quality vascular surgery care for all,’ Crawford...

An absence of patient trust in their doctors and hospital systems yesterday morning emerged as a key talking point amid a comprehensive deep dive...

Researchers report higher three-year amputation and reintervention rates in Black and...

In a study of over 7,000 chronic limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI) patients, researchers found that Black and Hispanic patients had higher three-year amputation and reintervention...

Urban or rural: Ensuring access to quality vascular care ‘no matter...

Michael Dalsing, MD, talks to Vascular Specialist about how his formative years growing up in rural Wisconsin, as well as experience of operating in...

Non-optimal therapy for CLTI ‘more prominent in females’

A real-world claims data analysis of nearly 200,000 patients with chronic limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI) showed that female patients were older, underwent vascular procedures less often, and...

Sex discordance and postoperative outcomes: We should be vigilant of a...

The recent JAMA Surgery publication “Association of surgeon-patient sex concordance with postoperative outcomes” is a population-based, retrospective cohort study of more than 1 million...

Females were 30% less likely to undergo surgery for PAD, national...

A review of more than 1 million patients receiving vascular surgery over a 16-year period identified significant sex-related disparities in the treatment of abdominal...

It is time to end the interview

INTERVIEWER: “Good morning, nice to meet you. Are you going to get pregnant?” While this may seem like a shocking way to begin a...

With Foundation help, more vascular care headed to Oklahoma

There are new vistas in Oklahoma for those in need of vascular care. That’s “vista” as in Vascular Volunteers In Service To All, or...

Fighting the good fight: The case for multidisciplinary limb salvage in...

Dramatic increases in rates of diabetes—particularly among Black females—through 2060 underscore the importance of a multidisciplinary team approach to limb salvage, according to Vincent...