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In this issue, experts from the Division of Vascular Surgery discuss Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting Using Novel Cerebral Protection Technology of Flow Reversal and Direct Carotid Access, Drug-Eluting Balloons in Peripheral Angioplasty, Improved Outcomes for Vascular Surgery Patients on Statins, Suction Thrombectomy for Iliocaval or Atrial Thrombus, Pulmonary Embolism, and Septic Vegetations, and The Era of Branched Aortic Endografts for the Treatment of Aortic Arch and Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms.
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Dr. Avgerinos, Dr. Chaer, Dr. Eid, and Dr. Eslami report no significant relationships with any entities producing health care goods or services.
Dr. Hager serves as a consultant for Medtronic.
Dr. Singh serves on the continued education speakers’ bureau with Covidien, Ltd.
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Release Date: 8/11/2016 | Last Modified On: 8/11/2016 | Expires: 8/11/2017