Tag: open surgery

CX Aortic Vienna: New technologies continue to expand vascular surgery armamentarium

From parallel grafting to the role of hybrid operating rooms, the importance of vascular surgeons having a wide range of devices and options at...
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Vascular News’ top 10 most popular stories of October 2021

New data from a head-to-head, randomised trial comparing vascular closure devices, highlights from CX Aortic Vienna 2021 (5–7 October, broadcast) and an interview with past Society...
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Surgeons must stay skilled in femorotibial/pedal bypass surgery, PVI audience hears

At Paris Vascular Insights (PVI) 2021 (21–23 October, Paris, France), Peter Schneider (University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, USA) emphasised the need for...

Simulation-based training shown to build open vascular surgery skills

A recent systematic review found that “carefully designed and structured” simulation-based training (SBT) in open vascular surgery is effective and can improve technical skills,...

NICE abdominal aortic aneurysm guideline takes an “unprecedented” turn

 Ian Loftus (London, UK), president of the Vascular Society for Great Britain and Ireland, tells BLearning about the most recent developments in the UK’s...
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Proficiency in open and endovascular procedures: Simulators are useful but do...

The use of surgical simulators is important to assess competence, plan complex cases and develop skills, but they “do not replace clinical and surgical...