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Stented drafts for the treatment of arterial vascular disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21319109     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Vascular surgery has evolved considerably over the past 100 years from a specialty that offered patients only palliative procedures to treat significant vascular diseases to a field centered on the diagnosis and correction of vascular disorders. Aortic and peripheral artery aneurysms were once medical problems rarely diagnosed and frequently fatal. Diffuse, occlusive arterial disease secondary to atherosclerosis frequently resulted in limb gangrene or specific end-organ ischemia. Modern vascular therapy has dramatically reduced the incidence of primary limb amputations and significantly decreased the risk of fatal complication of arterial aneurysm rupture.
Authors:
M L Marin; F J Veith; J C Parodi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgical technology international     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1090-3941     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg Technol Int     Publication Date:  1994  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9604509     Medline TA:  Surg Technol Int     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  421-9     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY.
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