Cellular and molecular imaging of the arteries in the age of precision medicine. BJS 2018; 105: 311-312.
Authors: R. O. Forsythe, D. E. Newby
Authors: R. E. Clough, R. Spear, K. Van Calster, A. Hertault, R. Azzaoui, J. Sobocinski et al.
Notes: Encouraging results in expert hands
Authors: N. Rudarakanchana, M. P. Jenkins
Notes: Formidable challenge
Comparative analysis of the outcomes of elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in England and Sweden. BJS 2018; 105: 520-528.
Authors: A. Karthikesalingam, M. J. Grima, P. J. Holt, A. Vidal‐Diez, M. M. Thompson, A. Wanhainen et al.
Notes: Improving in England
Participation in bowel screening among men attending abdominal aortic aneurysm screening. BJS 2018; 105: 529-534.
Authors: A. J. Quyn, C. G. Fraser, J. Rodger, A. Digan, A. S. Anderson, R. J. C. Steele et al.
Notes: Maximizing screening benefits
Cerebral embolization, silent cerebral infarction and neurocognitive decline after thoracic endovascular aortic repair. BJS 2018; 105: 366-378.
Authors: A. H. Perera, N. Rudarakanchana, L. Monzon, C. D. Bicknell, B. Modarai, O. Kirmi et al.
Notes: Occurs in most
Nationwide analysis of risk factors for in‐hospital mortality in patients undergoing abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. BJS 2018; 105: 379-387.
Authors: M. Trenner, A. Kuehnl, B. Reutersberg, M. Salvermoser, H.‐H. Eckstein
Notes: Women and elderly at higher risk
Authors: M. F. Bath, D. Sidloff, A. Saratzis, M. J. Bown, R. Pathak, M. Brooks et al.
Notes: Small initial reduction
Authors: S. Ball, S. Rogers, K. Kanesalingam, R. Taylor, E. Katsogridakis, C. McCollum et al.
Notes: Potential indication for treatment
Lessons learned about prevalence and growth rates of abdominal aortic aneurysms from a 25‐year ultrasound population screening programme. BJS 2018; 105: 68-74.
Authors: C. Oliver‐Williams, M. J. Sweeting, G. Turton, D. Parkin, D. Cooper, C. Rodd et al.
Notes: Growth rates unchanged but prevalence decreasing
Meta‐analysis of the procedural risks of carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting over time. BJS 2018; 105: 26-36.
Authors: K. Lokuge, D. D. de Waard, A. Halliday, A. Gray, R. Bulbulia, B. Mihaylova et al.
Notes: Endarterectomy outcomes improving
Upregulation of epidermal gap junctional proteins in patients with venous disease. BJS 2018; 105: 59-67.
Authors: M. Kanapathy, R. Simpson, L. Madden, C. Thrasivoulou, A. Mosahebi, D. L. Becker et al.
Notes: Potential marker of disease severity
Cardiovascular and all‐cause mortality in patients with intermittent claudication and critical limb ischaemia. BJS 2018; 105: 252-261.
Authors: S. T. W. van Haelst, C. Koopman, H. M. den Ruijter, F. L. Moll, F. L. Visseren, I. Vaartjes et al.
Notes: Declining mortality; large burden of cardiovascular deaths
Meta‐analysis of the association between peripheral artery disease and growth of abdominal aortic aneurysms. BJS 2017; 104: 1765-1774.
Authors: E. O. Matthews, S. E. Rowbotham, J. V. Moxon, R. E. Jones, M. Vega de Ceniga, J. Golledge et al.
Notes: No significant association
Randomized feasibility trial of high‐intensity interval training before elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. BJS 2017; 104: 1791-1801.
Authors: G. A. Tew, A. M. Batterham, K. Colling, J. Gray, K. Kerr, E. Kothmann et al.
Notes: Precursor to a bigger trial
Meta‐analysis of the association between alcohol consumption and abdominal aortic aneurysm. BJS 2017; 104: 1756-1764.
Authors: S. M. Spencer, A. J. Trower, X. Jia, D. J. A. Scott, D. C. Greenwood
Notes: Small increase above 2 units/day
Meta‐analysis of the costs of carotid artery stenting and carotid endarterectomy. BJS 2017; 104: 1284-1292.
Authors: E. E. de Vries, V. G. M. Baldew, H. M. den Ruijter, G. J. de Borst
Systematic review of patient‐reported outcome measures in patients with varicose veins. BJS 2017; 104: 1424-1432.
Authors: A. Aber, E. Poku, P. Phillips, M. Essat, H. Buckley Woods, S. Palfreyman et al.
Notes: AVVQ and SF‐36 good options