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Journal watch: Open-source papers on deck

The Journal of Vascular Surgery (JVS) and JVS: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders (JVS-VL) have a number of open-source articles available in the April and May issues. A sampling follows.

JVS, April
STABLE clinical trial on endovascular treatment of acute, complicated type B aortic dissection with a composite design device, showing favorable clinical and anatomical outcomes at 30 days and one year in the treatment of rupture and malperfusion in the setting of acute, complicated TBAD (vsweb.org/JVS-STABLE).

JVS, May
The economic burden and clinical impact of preoperative opioid dependence for patients undergoing lower extremity bypass surgery (vsweb.org/JVSOpioidDependence); and five-year results of endovascular AAA repair with the Ovation abdominal stent graft (vsweb.org/JVS-Ovation).

JVS-VL, May
View the updated Clinical-EtiologyAnatomy-Pathophysiology (CEAP) classification system, the work of the American Venous Forum’s CEAP Task Force, created in 2017. The revision adopts the revised Delphi process. See vsweb.org/JVSVL-CEAP.