Latest meta-analysis on paclitaxel in peripheral arterial disease provokes mixed reception

“There appears to be heightened risk of major amputation after use of paclitaxel-coated balloons in the peripheral arteries,” findings from a systematic review...

Study shows increased risk of renal failure following lytic therapy for acute DVT

A large, single-centre retrospective study has revealed the risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) following pharmacomechanical thrombolysis (PMT) for lower extremity deep vein...
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Oversized balloon angioplasty technique safe and effective for AV fistula maturation

A retrospective analysis published in the Journal of Vascular Access (JVA) has shown that the oversized balloon angioplasty technique to assist arteriovenous (AV) fistula...

Performance of commonly-used risk scores for AAA repair varies, study finds

As regards in-hospital mortality for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair, researchers have found that “not all risk scores are created equal”. Livia E V...

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