The carotid arteries are vital blood vessels in the neck that supply blood to the brain. With stenosis (narrowing) from fatty deposits, or plaque, a person with carotid artery disease has a higher risk of stroke and other complications.
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Background: Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair has been performed by various surgical specialties for many years. Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) may be a disruptive technology, having an impact on which specialties care for patients with AAA. Therefore, we examined the proportion of AAA repairs performed by various specialties over time in the United States and […]
Due to the increased use of EVAR for both intact and ruptured AAA repair, vascular surgeons are performing an increasing majority of AAA repairs, according to a new study reported in the September edition of Journal of Vascular Surgery.
In Vascular, Edgar Luis Galiñanes, MD, et al published findings from an evaluation of the utilization of preoperative statins and their impact on perioperative outcomes in patients undergoing open repair or endovascular aortic repair (EVAR) of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) (2015;23:344–349).
This year in the United States, approximately 160,000 to 180,000 of the estimated 18 million Americans with peripheral artery disease (PAD) will undergo amputation of a limb as a result of PAD-related complications.
CMS to cover supervised exercise therapy (SET) for patients with intermittent claudication for the treatment of symptomatic PAD
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has determined that the evidence is sufficient to cover supervised exercise therapy (SET) for beneficiaries with intermittent claudication (IC) for the treatment of symptomatic peripheral artery disease (PAD).