JVS Author Spotlight - Chang, Talutis, Jimenez

Audible Bleeding editors Matt (@chia_md) and Gowri (@GowriGowda11) are joined by 3rd year General Surgery resident Sasank Kalipatnapu (@ksasank), 2nd year medical student Nishi Vootukuru (@Nishi_Vootukuru), JVS editor-in-chief Dr. Thomas Forbes (@TL_Forbes), and JVS-VL Associate Editor Dr. Meryl Logan (@ProleneQueen), to discuss two great articles in the JVS family of journals regarding treatment of asymptomatic carotid artery disease and comparison of venous insufficiency treatment via radiofrequency ablation and microfoam ablation. This episode hosts Dr. Robert Chang, Dr. Stephanie Talutis, and Dr. Juan Carlos Jimenez, the authors of the following papers: 



JVS: A comparative effectiveness study of carotid intervention for long-term stroke prevention in patients with severe asymptomatic stenosis from a large integrated health system by Chang et al. 

JVS-VL: Comparison of outcomes following polidocanol microfoam and radiofrequency ablation of incompetent thigh great and accessory saphenous veins by Talutis et al. 

Additional article discussed for JVS-VL: Adjunctive techniques to minimize thrombotic complications following microfoam sclerotherapy of saphenous trunks and tributaries by Jimenez et al.


Show Guests:

Dr. Robert Chang – Assistant Chair of Vascular Surgery, Adjunct Investigator, KP Division of Research Northern California

Dr. Stephanie Talutis - Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery, Tufts Medical Center

Dr. Juan Carlos Jimenez, Clinical Professor of Surgery, Director, Gonda Venous Center, Vice-Chair for Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at UCLA


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