Deep Vein Thrombosis in the Elderly

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Characteristic Physical activity Low (N = 367) Moderate (N = 310) High (N = 311) p-value Age 78 76 71 NAa TTRb 55% 57% 63% <0.001 Bleeding      Major 18.8%…

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Aortic Aneurysm Disease in the Elderly

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Fig. 7.1 Illustration of an open repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm . This is accomplished through either a transabdominal or retroperitoneal approach. The aneurysm is exposed and the nonaneurysmal…

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Ethical Considerations

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1. Develop a partnership with the patient. 2. Establish or review the patient’s preferences for information. 3. Establish or review the patient’s preferences for his or her role in decision-making…

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Renal Failure in the Elderly

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Recommendation Strength of recommendation Assess the risk of CI-AKI and, in particular, screen for pre-existing impairment of kidney function in all patients who are considered for a procedure that requires…

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Peripheral Arterial Disease in the Elderly

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Study N Age range Procedure/Outcome Group 1 Group 2 P Value Saarinen (2015) [34] 233 92* (90–100) Surgical vs. Endovascular Surgical Endovascular   1-year survival 50.9% 48.6% 0.505 Limb salvage…

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Preoperative Optimization of the Elderly Patient Prior to Vascular Surgery

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2017Rabih Chaer (ed.)Vascular Disease in Older Adults10.1007/978-3-319-29285-4_2 2. Preoperative Optimization of the Elderly Patient Prior to Vascular Surgery Jason M. Johanning1  , G. Matthew Longo1   and Alyson Ashleigh Melin2   (1) Department of Surgery University of…

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Cerebrovascular Disease in the Elderly

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Fig. 6.1 Hazard ratio for stroke and death favors carotid artery stenting in younger patients and carotid endarterectomy in older patients with high grade carotid stenosis Key Points Stroke is…

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Management of Chronic Venous Disease and Varicose Veins in the Elderly

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Clinical classification C0 No visible or palpable signs of venous disease C1 Telangictasias or reticular veins C2 Varicose veins C3 Edema C4a Pigmentation and/or eczema C4b lipodermatosclerosis and/or atrophie blanche C5 Healed venous ulceration C6 Active venous ulceration…

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