VASCULAR SURGERY

Above- and Below-Knee Amputation

Mar 13, 2019 by in VASCULAR SURGERY Comments Off on Above- and Below-Knee Amputation

Historical Background The first recorded instance of amputations and prosthetic replacement appears in the Rig-Veda, written in Sanskrit between 3500 and 1800 bc . The ancient Greek text, “On Joints,”…

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Direct Surgical Repair of Renovascular Disease

Mar 13, 2019 by in VASCULAR SURGERY Comments Off on Direct Surgical Repair of Renovascular Disease

Historical Background In 1937 Goldblatt demonstrated that renal artery constriction produced atrophy of the kidney and systemic hypertension in a canine model. His elegant experiments defined a causal relationship between…

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