Invited Commentary

  • Frank J. Veith


The diseases of the vascular system discussed on this section comprise, in the elderly, primarily different manifestations of arteriosclerosis.


Carotid Stenosis Critical Limb Ischemia Endovascular Repair Symptomatic Carotid Asymptomatic Carotid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryNew York UniversityBronxUSA

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