Maximizing Vein Conduit for Autogenous Bypass

Jul 24, 2016 by in GENERAL SURGERY Comments Off on Maximizing Vein Conduit for Autogenous Bypass

Maximizing Vein Conduit for Autogenous Bypass Gregory J. Landry DEFINITION Autogenous conduit is preferred for all lower extremity bypasses when available. The greater saphenous vein (GSV) is the most frequently…

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Tibial Interventions: Tibial-Specific Angioplasty Considerations and Retrograde Approaches

Jul 24, 2016 by in GENERAL SURGERY Comments Off on Tibial Interventions: Tibial-Specific Angioplasty Considerations and Retrograde Approaches

Tibial Interventions: Tibial-Specific Angioplasty Considerations and Retrograde Approaches Georges E. Al Khoury Rabih A. Chaer DEFINITION Endovascular tibial intervention is a minimally invasive, endoluminal revascularization of the infrapopliteal vessels. It…

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Perimalleolar Bypass and Hybrid Techniques

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Perimalleolar Bypass and Hybrid Techniques Geetha Jeyabalan Rabih A. Chaer DEFINITION Perimalleolar bypasses are defined by the anatomic location of the distal target outflow vessel. Perimalleolar bypasses refer to any…

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Total Thyroidectomy

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Total Thyroidectomy Saïd C. Azoury Martha A. Zeiger DEFINITION Total thyroidectomy involves removal of all thyroid tissue, including both lobes and isthmus, while preserving the parathyroid glands, the recurrent laryngeal…

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Snorkel/Chimney and Periscope Visceral Revascularization during Complex Endovascular Aneurysm Repair

Jul 24, 2016 by in GENERAL SURGERY Comments Off on Snorkel/Chimney and Periscope Visceral Revascularization during Complex Endovascular Aneurysm Repair

Snorkel/Chimney and Periscope Visceral Revascularization during Complex Endovascular Aneurysm Repair Jason T. Lee Ronald L. Dalman DEFINITION Although routine endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) has gained widespread acceptance as the procedure…

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Percutaneous Femoral-Popliteal Reconstruction Techniques: Antegrade Approaches

Jul 24, 2016 by in GENERAL SURGERY Comments Off on Percutaneous Femoral-Popliteal Reconstruction Techniques: Antegrade Approaches

Percutaneous Femoral-Popliteal Reconstruction Techniques: Antegrade Approaches F. Gallardo Pedrajas Peter A. Schneider DEFINITION Overview: Femoral-popliteal revascularization, for indications of limb salvage or claudication, is performed using open, endovascular, or hybrid…

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Endoscopic Parathyroidectomy by Lateral Approach

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Endoscopic Parathyroidectomy by Lateral Approach Jean-François Henry DEFINITION A minimally invasive parathyroidectomy (MIP) may be defined as an operation requiring a small and discrete incision for a very direct access…

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