Category Vascular Surgery
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AAA Repair Patient Hot Case

GENERAL APPROACH Emergency or Elective End-organ damage Complications– brain injury– spinal cord ischaemia– ileus– MI– lower limb ischaemia– compartment syndromes– renal injury INTRODUCTION CUBICLE dialysis INFUSIONS vasoactives fluid boluses sedation analgesia transpyloric feeding: ileus, ischaemia TPN VENTILATOR mode level of…

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Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) is a permanent localised or diffuse dilatation of the abdominal aorta to 1.5 times its normal diameter that involving all three layers of the vessel wall
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René Leriche

Henri Marie René Leriche (1879–1955) French surgeon. Described as the father of vascular surgery. Leriche syndrome (1940), Leriche operation (1913)