A patient’s health is “the most important” determinant of outcome after surgery

 Andrew Klein (a consultant anaesthetist from Royal Papworth hospital in Cambridge, UK) tells Vascular News that research in cardiac surgery has shown that while the surgeon has a small, but important, effect on a patient’s outcome after surgery...

Open vs. endovascular aneurysm repair in the 60-year-old man against the backdrop of the UK’s proposed NICE guidelines

 “The best treatment for a 60-year-old man with an infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm that is above the threshold for intervention is arguably surgery based on the durability of this intervention. However, operating at this age (where open...

The “epidemic” of surgeon burnout and a glimpse into the future of vascular surgery

 Ronald L Dalman (Stanford, USA), vice president of the Society for Vascular Surgery, discusses how aligning an individual surgeon’s goals with those of the institution at which he/she is sited is important to counter the “epidemic” of burnout...

London Aortic Symposium 2018

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