Gripping vignette of a fatal case of renocardiac pathologies. The stills from the (sadly non-contrast) CTA are most interesting.
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May 18, 2022
April 19, 2022
Interesting manuscript on the immunology of coronary atheroma, with tanslational potential in therapies and prevention of ischaemic heart disease.
European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) 2022 Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Chronic Venous Disease of the Lower Limbs
January 14, 2022
A scholarly update on the previous (2016) guidelines, with an interesting Chapter 9 Gaps in evidence and future perspectives. The guidelines have been extensively reviewed by European and other experts. The authors insist on the only advisory value of their conclusions. Understandably, there is no mention of venous ECMO.
June 11, 2021
A useful detailed review (or state-of-the-art article) on revascularisation in extracardiac vascular stenoocclusive atheromatosis.
June 11, 2021
A glimpse of what could be a future for surgery..........
May 27, 2021
This month's update on the economical and general aspects of the ROOBY-FS trial. The conclusion (on no impact of de novo post-CABG AF on the incidence of stroke nor the 5 year expenditure ) challenges many hitherto perceptions on this frequent compication of coronary surgery.
Editor's Choice – European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) 2021 Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Venous Thrombosis
January 16, 2021
A recent European consensus paper. Relatively easily read, and favouring meta-analyses over randomised trials. The bulk of the manuscript is of interest to all healthcare providers. The chapters 2.8.1 and 3.1.2 are of additional relevance to the ctsnet readership, as they summarise guidance on interventions.
January 10, 2021
An interesting retrospective study on the efficacy of the the US screening program for aortic aneurysmal disease in the abdomen. The discussion on the detective importance of clinical examination being complementary to sonography is pertinent.
Graduated Compression Stockings as Adjuvant to Pharmaco-Thromboprophylaxis in Elective Surgical Patients (GAPS Study): Randomised Controlled Trial
May 15, 2020
A medium-sized RCT from the Imperial College. The research question are of interest for all cardiovascular, thoracic, and general surgeons as well as all healthcare professionals.
A Fasco in the Making? As the Coronavirus Pandemic Takes Hold, We Are Making Decisions Without Reliable Data
March 20, 2020
Interesting input from a Stanford expert on the hottest topic on the planet at the moment.