Linda J. Wang
Harvard University
Publications 27
#1Linda J. Wang (Harvard University)H-Index: 2
#2Emel A. Ergul (Harvard University)H-Index: 12
Last.W. Darrin Clouse (Harvard University)H-Index: 20
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Abstract Objective In treating concomitant carotid and coronary disease, some recommend staged carotid endarterectomy (CEA) and coronary artery bypass grafting, whereas others favor the combined approach (CCAB). Pressure to reduce surgical variation and to improve quality is real, yet little is known about how geographic practice differences affect outcomes. Using the Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI), this study evaluated regional variation in use and outcomes of CCAB. Methods All CCAB procedur...
#1Linda J. Wang (Harvard University)H-Index: 2
#2Satinderjit Locham (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 6
Last.Mahmoud B. Malas (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 21
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#1Linda J. Wang (Harvard University)H-Index: 2
#2Gregory Tsougranis (Harvard University)H-Index: 1
Last.Mark F. Conrad (Harvard University)H-Index: 33
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Abstract Objective For the open treatment of juxtarenal aortic aneurysms (JRAAs), some argue for the removal of all proximal aneurysmal aortic tissue to prevent future degeneration, whereas others deem it unnecessary. This study sought to compare perioperative and long-term outcomes of two different approaches to treatment of JRAAs. Methods Patients who underwent open JRAA repair from 2007 to 2015 at our institution were reviewed and stratified by operative technique: plication of the aneurysm c...