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Editor-in-Chief: Amjad AlMahameed, MD, MPH, RPVI, FACP. Beth Israel Decaoness Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. Boston, USA


Vascular medicine is a rapidly advancing discipline that is concerned with the study of the the blood vessels and their diseases. It encompasses the evaluation and treatment of the following disease states:

  1. Arterial disease, such as carotid, renal, mesenteric and other peripheral (limb) arterial abnormalities, including acute and chronic syndromes as well as long-term complications.
  2. Diseases of the veins, such as varicose veins, thrombophlebitis, venous thromboembolic disease (DVT and PE) and its long-term sequelae.
  3. Diseases of the lymphatics, such as lymphedema.
  4. Associated medical disorders, such as hypercholesterolemia, hypertension, diabetes.
  5. Nonatherosclerotic vascular disease, such as vasculitidis, thromboangiitis obliterans (Buerger's disease), fibromuscular dysplasia, pernio, atheromatous embolization, HIV and other vasculopathies.
  6. The appropriate use of noninvasive and invasive assessment and management of these problems

Arterial Diseases

Occlusive Disease

Peripheral Arterial Disease of the Lower Extremities

Peripheral Arterial Disease of the Upper Extremities

Extracranial Carotid Artery Stenosis

Renal Artery Stenosis

Mesenteric Artery Stenosis

Aneurysmal Disease

Aortic Aneurysms

Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Iliac and Popliteal Aneurysms

Splenic, Renal, and mesenteric aneurysms

Diseases of the Aorta

Aortic Aneurysms

Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Acute Aortic Syndromes

Acute Aortic Dissection
Intramural Hematoma
Penetrating Ulcer of the Aorta

Aortitis

Occlusive Aortic Disease

Nonatherosclerotic Vascular Syndromes

Vasculitidis

Buerger's Disease

Fibromuscular dysplasia

Cold-Induced Vasculopathies

Pernio
Frostbite

Atheromatous embolization

Other Arteriopathies

Complications of Vascular Access

Pseudoaneurysms

Arterial-Venous Fistula

Retroperitoneal Hematomas

Venous Disease

Venous Thromboembolic Disease

Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis

Post-Phlebetic Syndrome

Acute Pulmonary Embolism

Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

Varicose Veins

Lymphatic Disease

Lymphedema

The Vascular Laborartory

Introduction to Vascular Ultrasounds Physics

Criteria for Carotid Stenosis

Criteria for Renal Stenosis

Criteria for Mesenteric Stenosis

Ankle Brachial Index and Segmental Blood Pressure Measurement

Arterial Duplex of the Peripheral Arteries

Graft Surveillance

Venous Ultrasounds

Thrombosis

Thrombophilic States

Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia



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