Helen Jones

Assessment of the diagnostic accuracy of automated ankle brachial pressure index devices in patients with diagnosed or suspected peripheral arterial disease: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

November 22, 2022

Background Target condition being diagnosed Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a prevalent cardiovascular disease, estimated to affect approximately 236 million people worldwide.1 PAD is characterised by progressive narrowing of the arterial lumen, reducing blood flow to the distal extremities.2 Classic symptoms include exertional calf, thigh and/or buttock pain known as intermittent claudication, and with disease […]

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Top 4 Trainee Competition Abstracts from VASGBI ASM, Belfast

November 22, 2022

FIRST PRIZE   Emergency management of post-carotid endarterectomy neck haematoma: a teaching and simulation training package R Little, E Spodniewska, G Hughes, M Safar, T Irving Liverpool University Hospitals Foundation Trust (Royal Liverpool Hospital) Background Post-operative neck haematoma is a clinical emergency that can rapidly progress to airway obstruction and cardiorespiratory arrest if not recognised and […]

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Updates from the Vascular Societies

November 22, 2022
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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) UK

November 21, 2022

Background Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) UK is a newly formed patient representative group giving national representation to AAA patients and their loved ones, providing a platform for national discussion on the impact of – and potential policy changes relating to – the condition. For too long the patient voice has not been a focal point […]

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Editor’s foreword

November 21, 2022

Welcome to the fifth issue of the Journal of Vascular Societies Great Britain and Ireland (JVSGBI). We are really delighted with the success of the journal, and this issue marks the first anniversary of the launch at the Vascular Societies GB&I Annual Scientific meeting last year. The increasing interest in the JVSGBI has been demonstrated […]

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