Tag: EJVES

Latest meta-analysis on paclitaxel in peripheral arterial disease provokes mixed reception

“There appears to be heightened risk of major amputation after use of paclitaxel-coated balloons in the peripheral arteries,” findings from a systematic review...
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Large study shows drop in AAA mortality ‘at faster rate than...

According to a new, population-based analysis, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) mortality has continued to decline and “at a faster rate than ever” in the...

‘A reliable tool’: Positive findings for 2D perfusion angiography in CLTI...

Researchers suggest that in patients with chronic limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI), two-dimensional (2D) perfusion angiography is a “reliable tool” when used according to standardized methods. Jetty...

Evidence suggests wearable activity monitors could benefit intermittent claudication patients

There is some evidence to indicate that the inclusion of wearable activity monitors in home-based exercise therapy improves walking ability and quality of life...

Simulation-based training shown to build open vascular surgery skills

A recent systematic review found that “carefully designed and structured” simulation-based training (SBT) in open vascular surgery is effective and can improve technical skills,...

High level of heterogeneity found in randomized PAD trial antithrombotic regimens

A recent systematic review showed that randomized trials comparing different types of peripheral endovascular arterial intervention have a high level of heterogeneity in their...

Regional anesthesia alone is reasonable for lower extremity amputation in high-risk...

A recent study, published online in the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (EJVES), found that regional anesthesia alone is reasonable for major lower extremity...