Posts by Linda J. Wang, MD, MBA
Complex Juxtarenal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Does Not Prevent Anastomotic Degeneration
It isn't necessary to remove all proximal aneurysmal aortic tissue during open treatment of juxtarenal aortic aneurysms, according to the first study to examine this issue by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital.
In-Hospital Delays Explain Why Women Are Less Likely to Survive Ruptured AAA
Women are significantly less likely than men to be treated for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm within the recommended 90-minute door-to-intervention time.
Combined Carotid Endarterectomy and CABG Is Performed Well Across U.S., but Patient Selection Often Disregards Guidelines
When carotid endarterectomy and coronary artery bypass grafting are combined in the same procedure, outcomes are good across the U.S., but contrary to guidelines, the combination is used most commonly for patients with asymptomatic unilateral carotid disease.