Journal Club

Designing Clinical Space Through Knowledge

Here at the Western Vascular Institute, we encourage our trainees, senior house officers and registrars to participate in weekly journal club meetings. The aim of this is to disseminate current vascular knowledge to the wider vascular team.

If you are a new member to the WVI and wish to contribute to the weekly Vascular Journal Club, please contact us using the online form below. Attendees are eligible for Continuing Professional Development (1.0 CPD point per club meeting) when they attend and take part in our weekly journal club.


Upcoming presentations

Money SR. Surgical personalities, surgical burnout, and surgical happiness. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Jun 14. Read More →

Wooster M, Back M, Patel S, Tanious A, Armstrong P, Shames M. Outcomes of concomitant renal reconstruction during open paravisceral aortic aneurysm repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Jun 22. Read More →

Wei X, Sun Y, Wu Y, Li Z, Zhu J, Zhao Z, Feng R, Jing Z. Management of wide-based renal artery aneurysms using noncovered stent-assisted coil embolization. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Jun 19. Read More →

Hicks CW, Lue J, Glebova NO, Ehlert BA, Black JH. A 10-year institutional experience with open branched graft reconstruction of aortic aneurysms in connective tissue disorders versus degenerative disease. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Jun 22. Read More →

Psacharopulo D, Ferri M, Ferrero E, Bahia SS, Viazzo A, Pecchio A, Ricceri F, Nessi F. Comparison of outcomes for short-neck and juxtarenal aortic aneurysms treated with the Nellix endograft versus conventional endovascular aneurysm sealing. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Jun 8. Read More →

Kang JH, Kim YW, Heo SH, Woo SY, Park YJ, Kim DI, Kim DK. Treatment strategy based on the natural course of the disease for patients with spontaneous isolated abdominal aortic dissection. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Jun 2. Read More →

Budtz-Lilly J, Wanhainen A, Eriksson J, Mani K. Adapting to a total endovascular approach for complex aortic aneurysm repair: Outcomes after fenestrated and branched endovascular aortic repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Jun 21. Read More →

Chandra V, Trang K, Virgin-Downey W, Tran K, Harris EJ, Dalman RL, Lee JT, Mell MW. Management and outcomes of symptomatic abdominal aortic aneurysms during the past 20 years. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Jun 12. Read More →

Janko M, Moore R, Kim AH, Shevitz AJ, Morrow KL, Johnson DJ, Kashyap VS. Carotid occlusion is associated with more frequent neurovascular events than moderately severe carotid stenosis. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Jun 16. Read More →


Weekly Presentation Schedule

07 July 2017

Lok CE, Rajan DK, Clement J, Kiaii M, Sidhu R, Thomson K, Buldo G, Dipchand C, Moist L, Sasal J, NEAT Investigators. Endovascular Proximal Forearm Arteriovenous Fistula for Hemodialysis Access: Results of the Prospective, Multicenter Novel Endovascular Access Trial (NEAT). American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 2017 Jun 14. Read More →


30 June 2017

Wang T, Shu C, Li QM, Li M, Li X, He H, Dardik A, Qiu J. First experience with the double chimney technique in the treatment of aortic arch diseases. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 May 11. Read More →

Zhu C, Huang B, Zhao J, Ma Y, Yuan D, Yang Y, Xiong F, Wang T. Influence of distal entry tears in acute type B aortic dissection after thoracic endovascular aortic repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Apr 21. Read More →

Hicks CW, Zarkowsky DS, Bostock IC, Stone DH, Black JH, Eldrup-Jorgensen J, Goodney PP, Malas MB. Endovascular aneurysm repair patients who are lost to follow-up have worse outcomes. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Jun 30;65(6):1625-35. Read More →


23 June 2017

Obeid T, Alshaikh H, Nejim B, Arhuidese I, Locham S, Malas M. Fixed and variable cost of carotid endarterectomy and stenting in the United States: A comparative study. Journal of vascular surgery. 2017 May 31;65(5):1398-406. Read More →

Tazaki J, Inoue K, Higami H, Higashitani N, Toma M, Saito N, Kawatou M, Kimura T. Thoracic endovascular aortic repair with branched Inoue Stent Graft for arch aortic aneurysms. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Jun 2. Read More →

Farber MA, Lee WA, Szeto WY, Panneton JM, Kwolek CJ. Initial and midterm results of the Bolton Relay Thoracic Aortic Endovascular Pivotal Trial. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Jun 30;65(6):1556-66. Read More →


02 june 2017

Plessers M, Van Herzeele I, Hemelsoet D, Patel N, Chung EM, Vingerhoets G, Vermassen F. Transcervical carotid stenting with dynamic flow reversal demonstrates embolization rates comparable to carotid endarterectomy. Journal of Endovascular Therapy. 2016 Apr;23(2):249-54. Read More →

Perini P, de Troia A, Tecchio T, Azzarone M, Massoni CB, Salcuni P, Freyrie A. Infrarenal endograft clamping in late open conversions after endovascular abdominal aneurysm repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Apr 11. Read More →

Maleux G, Poorteman L, Laenen A, Saint-Lèbes B, Houthoofd S, Fourneau I, Rousseau H. Incidence, etiology, and management of type III endoleak after endovascular aortic repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Apr 20. Read More →


12 MAY 2017

Björck M, Koelemay M, Acosta S, Goncalves FB, Kölbel T, Kolkman JJ, Lees T, Lefevre JH, Menyhei G, Oderich G, Kolh P. Editor's Choice–Management of the Diseases of Mesenteric Arteries and Veins: Clinical Practice Guidelines of the European Society of Vascular Surgery (ESVS). European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 2017 Apr 30;53(4):460-510. Read More →

Overbey DM, Glebova NO, Chapman BC, Hosokawa PW, Eun JC, Nehler MR. Morbidity of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair is directly related to diameter. Journal of vascular surgery. 2017 Apr 19. Read More →


05 mAY 2017

Overbey DM, Glebova NO, Chapman BC, Hosokawa PW, Eun JC, Nehler MR. Morbidity of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair is directly related to diameter. Journal of vascular surgery. 2017 Apr 19. Read More →

Franz RW, Tanga CF, Herrmann JW. Treatment of peripheral arterial disease via percutaneous brachial artery access. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Apr 19. Read More →

Perini P, de Troia A, Tecchio T, Azzarone M, Massoni CB, Salcuni P, Freyrie A. Infrarenal endograft clamping in late open conversions after endovascular abdominal aneurysm repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Apr 11. Read More →

Peter A. Soden, MD, Sara L. Zettervall, MD, MPH, Katie E. Shean, MD, Ageliki G. Vouyouka, MD, Philip P. Goodney, MD, Joseph L. Mills, MD, John W. Hallett Jr., MD, Marc L. Schermerhorn, MDon behalf of the Society for Vascular Surgery Vascular Quality Initiative. Regional variation in outcomes for lower extremity vascular disease in the Vascular Quality Initiative. [Article in Press]. Read More →

Maleux G, Poorteman L, Laenen A, Saint-Lèbes B, Houthoofd S, Fourneau I, Rousseau H. Incidence, etiology, and management of type III endoleak after endovascular aortic repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Apr 20. Read More →

Zhu C, Huang B, Zhao J, Ma Y, Yuan D, Yang Y, Xiong F, Wang T. Influence of distal entry tears in acute type B aortic dissection after thoracic endovascular aortic repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Apr 21. Read More →


28 April 2017

Zettervall SL, Ultee KH, Soden PA, Deery SE, Shean KE, Pothof AB, Wyers M, Schermerhorn ML. Predictors of renal dysfunction after endovascular and open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Apr 30;65(4):991-6. Read More →

W‘t Mannetje Y, Cuypers PW, Saleem BR, Bode AS, Teijink JA, van Sambeek MR. Comparison of midterm results for the Talent and Endurant stent graft. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Mar 31. Read More →


21 April 2017

Influencing factors of sac shrinkage after endovascular aneurysm repair. Lalys F, Daoudal A, Gindre J, Göksu C, Lucas A, Kaladji A. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2017 Mar 27. Read More →

Impact of Preoperative Anemia and Postoperative Hemoglobin Drop on the Incidence of Acute Kidney Injury and In-Hospital Mortality in Patients With Type B Acute Aortic Syndromes Undergoing Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair. Gorla R, Tsagakis K, Horacek M, Mahabadi AA, Kahlert P, Jakob H, Bossone E, Erbel R, Jánosi RA. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 2017 Apr;51(3):131-8. Read More →

The effect of surgeon and hospital volume on mortality after open and endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Zettervall SL, Schermerhorn ML, Soden PA, McCallum JC, Shean KE, Deery SE, O'malley AJ, Landon B. Journal of vascular surgery. 2017 Mar 31;65(3):626-34. Read More →


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