Minor Amputations

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Minor Amputations Malachi G. Sheahan Claudie M. Sheahan Introduction The first utilization of limb amputation was as an implement of punishment or torture. Hippocrates is credited with performing the first…

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Major Lower Extremity Amputation

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Major Lower Extremity Amputation Mark R. Nehler Brian Peyton Plan to revise with new data regarding incidence of amputation with primarily endovascular techniques for revascularization. Introduction In the last 5…

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Surgery for Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia

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Surgery for Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia Mark C. Wyers Prevalence/Natural History Atherosclerosis and occlusion of the main visceral trunks, first described by Chienne in 1869, is relatively common affecting <1% to…

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Aortofemoral Bypass

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Aortofemoral Bypass David C. Brewster Introduction The infrarenal abdominal aorta and iliac arteries are among the most common sites of occlusive atherosclerotic disease responsible for symptomatic arterial insufficiency of the…

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Surgical Management of Aortic Graft Infection

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Surgical Management of Aortic Graft Infection Richard A. Yeager Prosthetic graft infections have been reported since abdominal aortic prosthetic grafting was first performed in the early 1950s. Aortofemoral grafts have…

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Aortic Endografting

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Aortic Endografting Gregorio A. Sicard John A. Curci Aortic Endografting Endovascular repair has, over the past 20 years, become the predominant method for the elective treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms…

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Mycotic Aneurysms

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Mycotic Aneurysms Carlos H. Timaran Mycotic aneurysms are complex conditions of peripheral vascular disease that are associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. Only a timely diagnosis and appropriate treatment can…

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