Annals of Vascular Diseases (AVD) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal publishing articles on vascular disease. Published continuously online, the journal is fully indexed in J-STAGE and PubMed Central. AVD welcomes submissions from around the world.

About the journal

AVD is an official journal of Asian Society for Vascular Surgery (ASVS) and Asian Venous Forum, sponsored by Japanese College of Angiology, Japanese Society for Vascular Surgery and the Japanese Society of Phlebology.

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Anyone may access all articles in AVD from J-STAGE and PMC.

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Latest articles

Review ArticleSeptember 25, 2022

Frailty is a well-known geriatric syndrome of impaired physiological reserve and increased vulnerability to stressors. Sarcopenia is also used as a parameter of physical impairment characterized by muscle weakness. As population aging has become more prominent in recent years, both modalities are now regarded as clinically important prognostic tools defined by multidimensional factors that may

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Original ArticleSeptember 25, 2022

Objectives: Appropriateness of device selection, procedure protocol and aortic remodeling effects of entry closure (TEVAR) with stent-graft (SG) for patent false lumen type B aortic dissection (TBAD) were compared between

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Original ArticleSeptember 25, 2022

Lipoprotein(a) is a Promising Residual Risk Factor for Long-Term Clinical Prognosis in Peripheral Arterial Disease

Kimimasa Sakata, Hisao Kumakura, Ryuichi Funada, Yae Matsuo, Kuniki Nakashima, Toshiya Iwasaki, Shuichi Ichikawa

Objectives: We investigated the relationship between plasma lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] level and long-term prognosis, cardiovascular events, or pure leg events (LE) in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD).

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Case ReportSeptember 25, 2022

A 76-year-old female developed progressive local groin bulging. She received regular hemodialysis using a left-thigh polytetrafluoroethylene arteriovenous graft in the loop configuration. Lower extremity enhanced computed tomography showed a large low-density area around the graft 18 months after its creation,

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Case ReportSeptember 25, 2022

Iatrogenic Arteriovenous Fistula of Subclavian Artery to Vertebral Vein with Perimedullary Vein Reflux

Koji Sato, Yasushige Shingu, Masato Fusegawa, Takahiro Ishigaki, Satoru Wakasa

Iatrogenic arteriovenous fistula (AVF) rarely develops around the proximal subclavian artery, although open surgical repair of this etiology is known to be complicated as deep dissection is required around the fistula surrounded by dilated veins. In this study, we present the case of a 64-year-old man, who was referred to our hospital

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Case ReportSeptember 25, 2022

Surgical Treatment of a Giant Popliteal Venous Aneurysm and Arteriovenous Fistula on the Adjacent Femoral Vein and Its Postoperative Findings

Atsushi Hiromoto, Shun-ichiro Sakamoto, Yusuke Motoji, Ryosuke Amitani, Takako Yamaguchi, Kenji Suzuki, Hiromasa Yamashita, Makoto Watanabe, Eitaro Kodani, Yosuke Ishii

A case of a giant popliteal venous aneurysm that caused massive pulmonary thromboembolism with an arteriovenous fistula draining into the adjacent proximal femoral vein is reported herein. Deep veins

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