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Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)

Abdullah Jibawi and David Cade.

in Current Surgical Guidelines

October 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Surgical Skills. 2379 words.

Abdominal aortic aneurysm

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Abdominal aortic aneurysms: fundamental concepts

Ian M. Nordon.

in Oxford Textbook of Vascular Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vascular Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 14651 words.

Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are found in up to 8% of elderly men yet remain asymptomatic in most until they rupture. AAA rupture and its associated physiological insult carries an...

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Abdominal aortic aneurysms: results of elective surgery

Alan Karthikesalingam and Peter Holt.

in Oxford Textbook of Vascular Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vascular Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 11807 words.

The results of abdominal aortic aneurysm repair are dependent on a number of factors, including whether open or endovascular repair is selected, as well as patient-specific factors such as...

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Abdominal aortic aneurysms: results of emergency surgery

Alan Karthikesalingam and Peter Holt.

in Oxford Textbook of Vascular Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vascular Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 6470 words.

Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) represent the endpoint of aneurysmal disease. Patients often present in extremis with hypotension and collapse. The mortality of ruptured...

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Abdominal aortic surgery

Linda Hands and Matt Thompson.

in Vascular Surgery

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vascular Surgery. 11929 words.

The second edition of Vascular Surgery has been fully revised and updated to meet the needs of the vascular surgery trainee and provides practical advice on all commonly encountered...

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Abdominal vascular trauma

Carl Magnus Wahlgren, Louis Riddez and Ulf Hedin.

in Oxford Textbook of Vascular Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vascular Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 9612 words.

Major abdominal vascular injuries are usually a result of penetrating trauma and associated with a high mortality rate. Frequently, these patients reach the hospital in severe hypovolaemic...

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Absence of infra-renal segment of inferior vena cava with anomalous right renal vein

VS Ajay-Chandrasekar, V Kaliyaperumal and D Alfred.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Vascular Surgery. 1262 words.

Various anomalies of the inferior venacava (IVC) have been reported in the past. Amongst, the absence of IVC is one of the less frequently reported anomalies. The absence can be complete or...

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Accelerated development of mesenteric and renal artery calcific atherosclerosis following radiotherapy for testicular cancer

Rachel J. Walker, Michael L. Wall, Santosh Vijay and Richard Downing.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Vascular Surgery. 975 words.

We present a case of a 61-year-old male presenting with post-prandial epigastric pain and marked weight loss. Investigation revealed calcific atherosclerosis of the abdominal aorta, coeliac...

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Acute limb ischaemia

Timothy A. Beckitt and Frank C. T. Smith.

in Oxford Textbook of Fundamentals of Surgery

July 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Vascular Surgery. 3464 words.

Acute limb ischaemia is a life- and limb-threatening condition with a mortality rate as high as 22%. Historically, the leading cause was embolization due to rheumatic heart disease, and...

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Acute lower limb DVT

Anthony J. Comerota and Vijay Kamath.

in Oxford Textbook of Vascular Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vascular Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 15592 words.

Treatment goals of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) of the lower extremity are to avoid venous hypertension and restore haemodynamics. Appropriate treatment depends upon the anatomic...

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Acute lower limb ischaemia

D. Julian A. Scott and Jai V. Patel.

in Oxford Textbook of Vascular Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vascular Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 8391 words.

Acute lower limb ischaemia is a common vascular surgical emergency. Patients present with a painful, pulseless, leg with varying degrees of sensory and motor deficit, depending on the stage...

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Acute upper limb ischaemia

Nung Rudarakanchana and Nicholas J. W. Cheshire.

in Oxford Textbook of Vascular Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vascular Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 6872 words.

Acute upper limb ischaemia (AULI) is rare, accounting for only around 17% of all acute extremity ischaemia. Thromboembolism underlies the majority of cases of AULI, the most common source...

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Anaesthesia for vascular surgery

Linda Hands and Matt Thompson.

in Vascular Surgery

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vascular Surgery. 5481 words.

The second edition of Vascular Surgery has been fully revised and updated to meet the needs of the vascular surgery trainee and provides practical advice on all commonly encountered...

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Aneurysms

Robert Davies and Robert Sayers.

in Oxford Textbook of Fundamentals of Surgery

July 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Vascular Surgery. 4791 words.

An arterial aneurysm is defined as a 50% or greater increase in the diameter of a vessel. The infrarenal aorta and popliteal artery are the commonest locations for arterial aneurysms...

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Aneurysms of the extracranial carotid artery

Gert J. de Borst, Jantien C. Welleweerd and Frans L. Moll.

in Oxford Textbook of Vascular Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vascular Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 2961 words.

Although very rare, aneurysms of the extracranial carotid artery (ECAA) are important to identify and treat. The most common definition is a dilation of the carotid artery greater than 150%...

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Anomalies of the Aorta and Major Branches

James A. O’Neill.

in Mulliken and Young's Vascular Anomalies

August 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Histopathology; Vascular Surgery. 5972 words.

Anomalies of the aorta and its major branches include those of absence, duplication, aneurysm and stenosis. Additionally, genetic collagen vascular disorders predispose to aneurysm or...

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Aortitis causing rapid growth of a mycotic aortic aneurysm

Zoheb Berry Williams, Lauren E. Ryden and Nicole M. Organ.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Vascular Surgery. 1220 words.

Mycotic infrarenal aortic aneurysms are rare and often masquerade as other abdominal pathology. We present a case where serial imaging made the diagnosis and provided an insight into the...

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Arterial and venous disease

Linda Hands and Matt Thompson.

in Vascular Surgery

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vascular Surgery. 3766 words.

The second edition of Vascular Surgery has been fully revised and updated to meet the needs of the vascular surgery trainee and provides practical advice on all commonly encountered...

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Arterial history and examination

Linda Hands and Matt Thompson.

in Vascular Surgery

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vascular Surgery. 2554 words.

The second edition of Vascular Surgery has been fully revised and updated to meet the needs of the vascular surgery trainee and provides practical advice on all commonly encountered...

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Arteriovenous fistula of the groin in a drug abuser with endocarditis

Solveig Aalstad Jonasson, Dag Eirik Jøssang, Rune Haaverstad, Øystein Wendelbo and Gustav Pedersen.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Vascular Surgery. 1268 words.

Intravenous drug abusers commonly develop endocarditis due to injection of particulate matter that can cause endothelial damage to the valves. The frequent need to access the venous system...

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