Tag: vascular

Large-scale IVUS analysis adds “meaningful data” to growing pool of evidence

A large-scale analysis of the use of Philips’ intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) in lower extremity peripheral vascular interventions adds “meaningful data” to a growing pool of evidence advocating the continued use of the imaging methodology, Eric A Secemsky (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA) tells Vascular News. The focus now, he […]

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Scientists and sailors: may your compass be true

There is sufficient evidence, now, to revisit the principles of the vascular hemodynamics theory. Not only because of its illusive assumptions, but also because of its poor achievements. It is unable to help us understand endothelial cells mechanobiology and is not useful in characterizing disease nor in clinical perspectives.