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Peripheral Vascular Disease: Focus on Open Surgical Therapy

Published: 13 Mar 2024

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Dr Alik Farber (Boston University School of Medicine, US) sheds light on the current landscape of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) treatment. This interview delves specifically into surgical management, focusing on open surgical techniques, considering findings from the Best Endovascular versus Best Surgical Therapy (BEST CLI) trial.

Questions:
1. What are some of the unmet needs of patients with PAD today?
2. How have the BEST CLI findings informed practice?
3. What is the focus of your recent review "Open Surgical Therapy for PAD"?
4. Can you tell us about some of the techniques and when to use them?
5. What are the take-home messages for practice?
6. What are some of the key challenges and opportunities in the treatment of PAD in 2024?

Source: Nwachuku EC & Farber A. Open Surgical Therapy for Peripheral Artery Disease. Curr Cardiol Rep (2024).

Support: This is an independent interview conducted by Radcliffe Vascular.

Recorded remotely from Boston, 2024.

Editor: Jordan Rance, Mirjam Boros
Video Specialist: Dan Brent

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