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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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Changes in functional health status following open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair and the role of exercise-based rehabilitation: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

November 21, 2022

Introduction Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair may be associated with significant perioperative respiratory, cardiac, distal arterial or renal complications, which might necessitate a prolonged intensive care or hospital stay.1–3 In addition, patients with AAA are frequently elderly with widespread atherosclerosis, cardiovascular risk factors and comorbidities.4-8 This, in combination with the fact that AAA repair is […]

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