Daniel J Bertges
Affiliation: University of Vermont
- The Vascular Study Group of New England Cardiac Risk Index (VSG-CRI) predicts cardiac complications more accurately than the Revised Cardiac Risk Index in vascular surgery patientsDaniel J Bertges
Divisions of Vascular Surgery of University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
J Vasc Surg 52:674-83, 683.e1-683.e3. 2010..We compared the accuracy of the RCRI with a new, vascular surgery-specific model developed from patients within the Vascular Study Group of New England (VSGNE)...
- Evaluation of simulation-based training model on vascular anastomotic skills for surgical residentsVaia Y Sigounas
Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
Simul Healthc 7:334-8. 2012..We hypothesized that practice on surgical task simulators would improve residents' technical performance of vascular anastomotic technique...
- Increased local cytokine production at culprit superficial femoral artery plaquesCameron W Donaldson
College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
J Thromb Thrombolysis 36:293-9. 2013..In conclusion, selected cytokines are heightened at culprit SFA lesions and inflammation may be modulated by statin and antiplatelet therapy. ..
- Use of a postoperative insulin protocol decreases wound infection in diabetics undergoing lower extremity bypassFuyuki Hirashima
Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
J Vasc Surg 56:396-402. 2012..Our objective was to determine if strict glucose control reduced morbidity after lower extremity bypass (LEB)...