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Collaborative effort key to investigating potential biomarker of acute aortic syndrome

Research indicates that plasma desmosine has the potential to act as a biomarker of acute aortic syndrome and could, in the future, be used as a...

Vascular Specialist–December 2021

In this issue: *This issue went to press before Congress moved to address cuts to Medicare due to kick in Jan. 1, 2022. "Countdown to...

Smoking status ‘should not deter nor delay’ endovascular intervention in femoropopliteal...

Smoking does not seem to affect reocclusion rates, interval to reintervention and the total number of interventions in peripheral arterial disease (PAD) patients with...
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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...

Family history risk of AAA ‘increases incrementally’ based on degree of...

There is an incremental increase in the risk of an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) among those with a family history of the disorder based...

Cigarette tax rises lead to drop in active smoking in claudication...

Increases in cigarette taxes appear to be an effective strategy to cut active smoking among patients who are undergoing interventions for intermittent claudication, the...