Milner, Ross

Difficult Decisions in Vascular Surgery

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Table of contents

Part I. Aortic Disease

1. In Patients with Acute Type B Aortic Dissection, Do Current Operative Therapies Reduce Complications Compared to Medical Management?
Nadia Awad, Joseph Lombardi

2. In Patients with a Chronic Type B Dissection, Does Endovascular Treatment Reduce Long Term Complications?
Yana Etkin, Ronald M. Fairman

3. In Patients with a Retrograde Type A Aortic Dissection, Does Treatment Like a Type B Aortic Dissection Improve Outcomes?
Reilly D. Hobbs, Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, Wilson Y. Szeto

4. In Patients with Small AAA, Does Medical Therapy Prevent Growth?
Kenneth R. Ziegler, John A. Curci

5. Challenging AAA Neck Anatomy: Does the Fenestrated or Snorkel/Chimney Technique Improve Mortality and Freedom from Reintervention Relative to Open Repair?
Brant W. Ullery, Jason T. Lee

6. In Patients Who Require Hypogastric Artery Coverage to Treat an AAA with EVAR, Does Preservation Improve Outcomes When Compared to Exclusion of the Vessel?
Sina Iranmanesh, Edward Y. Woo

7. In Patients with Aortic Graft Infections, Does EVAR Improve Long Term Survival Compared to Open Graft Resection?
M. J. E. Rijn, E. V. Rouwet, S. Raa, J. M. Hendriks, H. J. M. Verhagen

8. Does EVAR Improve Outcomes or Quality of Life in Patients Unfit for Open Surgery?
Tadaki M. Tomita, Andrew W. Hoel

9. In Patients with Type 2 Endoleaks Does Intervention Reduce Aneurysm Related Morbidity and Mortality Compared to Observation?
Lisa Kang, Brian Funaki

10. Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Treated with Endovascular Repair; Does Decompressive Laparotomy Result in Improved Clinical Outcomes?
Chandler A. Long, Veer Chahwala, Ravi K. Veeraswamy

11. In a Patient with Blunt Traumatic Aortic Injury, Does TEVAR Improve Survival Compared to Open Repair or Expectant Management?
Gerald R. Fortuna, Ali Azizzadeh

Part II. Lower Extremity Arterial Disease

12. In Patients with Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease, Does Endovascular Repair Improve Outcomes When Compared to Open Repair?
Michael S. Hong, William C. Pevec

13. In Patients with Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease, Does Extra-anatomic Bypass Improve Quality of Life and Limb Salvage?
George E. Havelka, William H. Pearce

14. In Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia Does Bypass Improve Limb Salvage and Quality of Life When Compared to Endovascular Revascularization?
Jeffrey J. Siracuse, Alik Farber

15. In Patients with Limb-Threatening Ischemia Who Are Not Candidates for Revascularization Do Non-operative Options Improve Outcomes Compared to Amputation?
Craig Weinkauf, Joseph L. Mills

16. In the Patient with Profunda Artery Disease, Is Open Revascularization Superior to Endovascular Repair for Improving Rest Pain?
Jordan R. Stern, Victor M. Bernhard

17. In Patients with Limb-Threatening Vascular Injuries, Is There a Role of Prophylactic Fasciotomy to Reduce Ischemic Injury?
Melanie Hoehn, Megan Brenner, Todd E. Rasmussen

18. In Patients with Popliteal Entrapment Syndrome, Does Surgery Improve Quality of Life?
Rachel E. Heneghan, Niten Singh

Part III. Mesenteric Disease

19. In Patients with Acute Mesenteric Ischemia Does an Endovascular or Hybrid Approach Improve Morbidity and Mortality Compared to Open Revascularization?
Mark Wyers, Fahad Shuja

20. Chronic Mesenteric Arterial Disease: Does an Endovascular/Hybrid Approach Improve Morbidity and Mortality as Compared to Open Revascularization?
Aaron C. Baker, Gustavo S. Oderich

21. In Patients with Mesenteric Ischemia Is Single Vessel Reconstruction Equivalent to Multiple Vessel Revascularization?
Omar C. Morcos, Tina R. Desai

22. In Patients with Celiac Artery Compression Syndrome, Does Surgery Improve Quality of Life?
Grace Zee Mak

23. In Patients with Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome, Is Enteric Bypass Superior to Duodenal Mobilization?
Monika A. Krezalek, John C. Alverdy

24. In Patients with Renovascular Hypertension Is There a Role for Open or Endovascular Revascularization Compared to Medical Management?
Joie C. Dunn, Sung Wan Ham, Fred A. Weaver

25. Does Endovascular Repair Reduce the Risk of Rupture Compared to Open Repair in Splanchnic Artery Aneurysms?
Benjamin J. Pearce

Part IV. Cerebrovascular Disease

26. In Patients with Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis Does Current Best Medical Management Reduce the Risk of Stroke Compared to Intervention (Endarterectomy or Stent)?
James R. Brorson

27. In Patients with Symptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis Is Endarterectomy Safer Than Carotid Stenting?
Benjamin Colvard, Wei Zhou

28. In Patients Undergoing Carotid Endarterectomy, Is the Eversion Technique Superior to a Patch Technique to Reduce Restenosis?
Lewis B. Schwartz

29. In Patients with a Stroke Attributable to a Carotid Artery Stenosis, Does Waiting to Operate Reduce the Risk of Complications?
David A. Nation, Benjamin M. Jackson

30. In Patients with a Peri-procedural Cerebral Thromboembolism, Does Neurovascular Rescue Improve Clinical Outcome?
Javed Khader Eliyas, Seon-Kyu Lee

31. In Patients with Extra-cranial Carotid Artery Aneurysms, Does an Endovascular Approach Improve Clinical Outcomes Compared to Open Repair?
Marguerite Hoyler, Nicholas J. Morrissey

32. In Patients with Carotid Artery Dissection, Is Stenting Superior to Open Repair to Improve Clinical Outcomes?
Reshma Brahmbhatt, Ravi R. Rajani

33. In Patients with Cervico-Thoracic Vascular Injuries Is Endovascular Repair Superior in Long-Term Durability When Compared to Open Repair?
Shahriar Alizadegan, Peter J. Rossi

Part V. Venous and Arteriovenous Disease

34. In Patients with Iliofemoral Deep Vein Thrombosis Does Clot Removal Improve Functional Outcome When Compared to Traditional Anticoagulation?
Mikin V. Patel, Brian Funaki

35. In Morbidly Obese Patients Undergoing Major Abdominal Operative Procedures, Does Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement Prevent Massive PE?
Thuong G. Ha

36. In Patients with Chronic Venous Stenosis, Does Placement of a Stent Improve Patency Compared to Recurrent Angioplasty?
Jeffrey Y. Wang, Arthur C. Lee

37. In Patients with Chronic Venous Ulcer Is the Unna Boot Still the Best Approach to Wound Care
Ann M. Zmuda

38. In Patients with Threatened or Occluded Dialysis Access Grafts, Is It Better to Salvage the Graft, or Create a New Site?
Mona G. Flores, Eugene S. Lee

39. In Patients with New Arteriovenous Fistulas, Are There Effective Strategies to Enhance AVF Maturation and Durability Beyond Waiting?
Syed Ali Rizvi, Anil P. Hingorani

Part VI. Perio-operative Management

40. In Patients with Cardiovascular Disease, Do Statins Alone, or in Combination with Other Medications Improve Mortality?
Bjoern D. Suckow, Philip P. Goodney

41. In Patients Who Have Undergone a Lower Extremity Bypass for PAD, Does Dual Anti-platelet Therapy Improve Outcomes?
William Bevilacqua, Christopher L. Skelly

42. In Patients Undergoing Vascular Surgery, Does Preoperative Coronary Revascularization Reduce the Risk of Myocardial Infarction and Death?
Rohan Kalathiya, Atman Shah, Sandeep Nathan

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Vascular Surgery, Oncology, Cardiac Surgery

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Difficult Decisions in Surgery: An Evidence-Based Approach
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18 pages
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