Clinical Studies


The WVI conducts research on a regular basis. Below is a list of our current clinical projects. These projects are ongoing and results are freuqerntly presented as national and internation conferecnes, as well as in international peer-reviewed high impact journals.

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  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening programme in Ireland.
  • Kinetic Elephant Trunk Technique in Chronic Symptomatic Aortic Dissection management.
  • Open Surgery, Hybrid and Endovascular Repair of Arch Aneurysms and Dissections.
  • Development of Malignancy Following Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair.
  • Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR).
  • Cost-Effectiveness of Endovascular Aortic Repair (rEVAR) vs. Open Surgical Repair (rOSR) of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.
  • Cost-Effectiveness of Endovascular Aortic Repair (EVAR) vs. Open Surgical Repair (OSR) of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.
  • Predictive scoring outcomes in EVAR.
  • SMA occulsions and bowel ischaemia.
  • Endologix AFX endograft and retroperitoneal fibrosis.
  • Hyperfibrogenaemia and EVAR.
  • Endologix AFX endograft and aorto-iliac occlusive disease.
  • Internal iliac artery sacrifice during EVAR.
  • Use of the Multilayer flow modulator (MFM) device in stanford type b aortic dissection.
  • Use of the Multilayer flow modulator (MFM) device in thoracoabdominal aortic anuerysm.


  • Carotid angioplasty + endarcterectomy
  • Carotid and vertebral dissection
  • Carotid stump syndrome 
  • Stroke + carotid intervention
  • Gender + carotid intervention
  • Recurrent Carotid Artery Stenosis Following Carotid Revascularisation; Predictors and Risk factors
  • Hypothermia
  • Comparative Study of Cervical Carotid Artery Stenting Approach versus Groin Approach, versus Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Carotid patch + endarcterectomy


  • Art assist
  • Wound care
  • Topical wound oxygen in the Management of Chronic Refractory Venous Ulcers
  • Homocysteine & PVD
  • 5 arm study (angioplasty/bipass/artassist/primary amputation/endarcterectomy)
  • Contemporary review of bypass surgery in the endovascular era
  • Popliteal aneurysms


  • Statins
  • Renal artery embolisation
  • Intracerebral aneurysm 
  • Topical Wound Oxygen in the Management of Non-Healing Venous Ulcers
  • Common femoral endarterectomy
  • NT-ProBNP + vascular procedures