Training Paradigms in Endovascular Surgery: Australasia, South America, South Africa, Europe

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Abstract

During the last 15 years, there has been a dramatic change in the management of vascular disease with a marked increase in the utilisation of endovascular techniques for occlusive and aneurysmal disease. This exponential rise in the number and complexity of minimal invasive radiological procedures has resulted in the formal separation of vascular surgical training from general surgery.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Richard Wilson
    • 1
  • Robert Fitridge
    • 2
  • Ricardo C. Rocha Moreira
    • 3
  • Christian B. Liu
    • 4
  • Barbara D. Moreira
    • 2
  • Martin Veller
    • 5
  • Konstantinos G. Moulakakis
    • 6
  • Efthimios D. Avgerinos
    • 6
  • Christos D. Liapis
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, The Queen Elizabeth HospitalUniversity of AdelaideWoodvilleAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Vascular SurgeryUniversity of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital AdelaideWoodvilleAustralia
  3. 3.Department of Vascular Surgery ServiceHospital Universitario Cajuru da PUCPRCuritibaBrazil
  4. 4.Hospital Nossa Senhora das GraçasCuritibaBrazil
  5. 5.Department of Vascular SurgeryUniversity of WitwatersrandSaxonwoldSouth Africa
  6. 6.Department of Vascular SurgeryAttikon University HospitalAthensGreece

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