Tag: Imaging

Signal-to-noise ratio: Thoughts on fine-tuning feedback during vascular surgery training

I recently took the Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) exam. While studying for it, one of the concepts that stood out was the...

Pioneering center reports ‘moderate’ success rate with Fiber Optic RealShape technology...

Vascular surgeons from the medical center that pioneered use of the radiation-lowering Fiber Optic RealShape (FORS) imaging modality reported a 62% technical success rate...

Artificial intelligence can predict risk of complications after endovascular aneurysm repair

Artificial intelligence (AI) models can be developed to predict the risk of postoperative complications after endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) with “high accuracy,” research presented...

New project will develop nanoparticles with imaging and medicine-delivery capabilities to...

A University of Texas at Arlington bioengineer is leading a project to develop biodegradable nanomaterials that will take pictures and deliver medicine to combat...

Silent coronary ischemia: FFRCT reduces cardiac death, myocardial infarction in carotid...

Diagnosis of silent, or unsuspected, coronary ischemia in patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy (CEA) using fractional flow reserve-computed tomography (FFRCT), with selective postoperative coronary revascularization,...

A modest proposal: Let’s eat the trauma surgeons

Well folks, after more than two years of the pandemic, racial injustice, and medical misinformation, I have decided it is time to return to...

FDA advisory panel issues recommendations on lifelong surveillance for EVAR

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced it has issued a letter to healthcare providers emphasizing the importance of lifelong surveillance, including imaging,...

Worldwide TCAR analysis provides ‘roadmap’ to evaluate future training approaches

An analysis of the worldwide experience of transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) has produced key objective proficiency metrics and an analytic framework to assess adequate...

The top 10 most popular Vascular Specialist stories in September

Five-year data from the ACST-2 trial comparing carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting, a report from the Crawford Forum at the 2021 Vascular Annual...

New imaging technique has potential to identify patients at high risk...

Four-dimensional (4D) flow magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has the potential to identify patients with a higher risk of severe complications from aortic degeneration, according...

‘Tremendous advances in imaging possibilities’ signal further innovation, says leading vascular...

It was a complex repair in the thoracoabdominal region of the aorta around 10 years ago, and Matthew Eagleton, MD, and his surgical team...

‘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...

Dig deep this Giving Tuesday

Will you give on Giving Tuesday? This will be the SVS Foundation’s third year marking the annual global day of giving—Dec. 1, this year—which...

Integration of 3D imaging and optimized 3D robotic control set to...

NEW YORK—The marriage of 3D imaging and robotics in hybrid operating suites promises to be a pivotal aspect of the future in vascular surgery—part...