Controversy and Updates in Vascular Surgery (CACVS), one of the major interactive post graduate course for vascular surgeons, cardiac surgeons, vascular radiologists and angiologists in Europe.
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  • Speciality: Vascular Surgery
  • Country: FR


Comment on Dec 26, 2023

Efstratios Georgakarakos commented on presentation Management of vascular trauma of the upper limbs.

»Very thorough presentation, directly to the point! Brings up the combination of endo- and open repair techniques in modern trauma era. Also, take into consideration the the incidence of upper limb trauma is increased due to iatrogenic traumas (i.e,, catheterization-related traumas). Every hospital (regardless of its trauma-level type) should be able to provide basic vascular trauma handling.«
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