A focus on documentation improvement initiatives, coupled with expanded roles for advanced practice providers, offers vascular surgery care teams a singular opportunity to enhance care value.
2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the first successful human endovascular aneurysm repair, performed by Juan Parodi, MD. We look back on his early work on EVAR while a trainee at Cleveland Clinic and ahead to the procedure’s continuing evolution.
Training opportunities in open repair are diminishing across all areas of vascular surgery, but especially for abdominal aortic aneurysms. The authors of this study propose solutions for reversing the trend.
This prominent vascular surgeon from the U.K., who joined Cleveland Clinic in July, shares insights on the evolution of EVAR, industry/clinician collaboration and global differences in care delivery.
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A large analysis of patients from the Vascular Quality Initiative registry reveals why Cleveland Clinic has altered the way it views drain placement following carotid endarterectomy.
As the Society for Vascular Surgery’s VQI program evolves, metrics are being refined to focus more on appropriateness of care. Cleveland Clinic is proud to be contributing to those efforts.
A newly published case series shows a hybrid open/endovascular procedure for tandem carotid artery lesions can be safe if patients with this high-risk presentation are carefully selected for surgery.
Only three of more than 1,000 U.S. participants in the latest STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database report earned three stars in all five categories assessed. Get the lowdown on this and more in our dynamic infographic.
A new study shows that Cleveland Clinic is bucking a U.S. trend toward decreased use of open aortic repair. Learn why this finding is fueling support for changes in vascular surgery training at the national level.
When a center has an annual vascular surgery case volume beyond 7,500 and one of the largest vascular medicine programs in the U.S., it’s bound to yield some notable stats. Here’s a sampling.