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Vascular Specialist – February 2021

Vascular Specialist – February 2021

In this issue:

  • A Vascular Specialist cover special on atherectomy and utilization rates: “Are high reimbursement amounts incentivizing inappropriate medical provider care?” (p. 1 and 6)
  • Against the backdrop of appropriateness in care, Andrew J. Meltzer, MD, takes a searing look at how to succeed in vascular surgery, with a guide for the aspiring outlier (p. 2 and 4)
  • Our coverage of appropriateness continues with reports on the so-called one percenters study to which Meltzer draws reference as well as a court case out of Florida (p. 7)
  • Vascular surgeons from the University of Vermont pen a thoughtful commentary follow a cyberattack that sent their system back into the paper age of medicine (p. 12–13)
  • Interview: We take a look at lymphedema and an NYC vascular surgeon’s experience tackling severe cases with a modified Charles’ procedure (p. 14)
  • A news report on a paper from JAMA: “Fluoroquinolones linked to increased incidence of aortic aneurysms among U.S. adults” (p. 19)

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