European Journal of Vascular Medicine

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Vasa is the European Journal of Vascular Medicine. It is the official organ of the German, Swiss, and Slovenian Societies of Angiology, and the European Society for Vascular Medicine.


ISSN-L 0301-1526, ISSN-Print 0301-1526, ISSN-Online 1664-2872
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Andreas Creutzig
Beatrice Amann-Vesti
Erich Minar
Pavel Poredoš
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About the Journal

Vasa publishes original research articles, case reports and reviews on vascular biology, epidemiology, prevention, diagnosis, medical treatment and interventions for diseases of the arterial circulation, in the field of phlebology and lymphology including the microcirculation, except the cardiac circulation.

Vasa combines basic science with clinical medicine making it relevant to all physicians interested in the whole vascular field.

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Editor's Picks


Astrid Nyssen, Farida Benhadou, Marc Magnée, Josette André, Caroline Koopmansch, Jean-Claude Wautrecht

Body mass index and peripheral arterial disease, a “U-shaped” relationship in elderly African population – the EPIDEMCA study
Ileana Desormais, Victor Aboyans, Maëlenn Guerchet, Bébène Ndamba-Bandzouzi, Pascal Mbelesso, Julien Magne, Pierre Jesus, Benoît Marin, Philippe Lacroix, Pierre Marie Preux, EPIDEMCA investigators


The compelling arguments for the need of medical vascular physicians in Europe
Christian Heiss, Juraj Madaric, Jill Belch, Marianne Brodmann, Lucia Mazzolai

High tolerance of progressive elastic compression in peripheral arterial disease
Serge Couzan, Jean-François Pouget, Claire Le Hello, Céline Chapelle, Silvy Laporte, Patrick Mismetti

French vascular physicians’ practices in indicating antiplatelet and anticoagulation therapy in venous thromboembolism
Antoine Fayol, Damien Lanéelle, Clément Hoffmann, Guillaume Mahé, Isabelle Mahé


Sex hormones and venous thromboembolism – from contraception to hormone replacement therapy
Jan Beyer-Westendorf, Rupert Bauersachs, Viola Hach-Wunderle, Rainer B. Zotz, Hannelore Rott

Management of the left subclavian artery during TEVAR – complications and mid-term follow-up
Akram Youssef, Tamer Ghazy, Stephan Kersting, Jennifer Lynne Leip, Ralf-Thorsten Hoffmann, Utz Kappert, Klaus Matschke, Norbert Weiss, Adrian Mahlmann

Endovascular treatment of post-thrombotic and non-thrombotic iliofemoral venous outflow obstructions with self-expanding nitinol stents
Anna K. Stuck, Thomas Reich, Rolf P. Engelberger, Tim Sebastian, Nils Kucher

PCSK9 inhibition for LDL lowering and beyond – implications for patients with peripheral artery disease
Katrin Gebauer and Holger Reinecke

Management of cancer-associated venous thromboembolism – a case-based practical approach
Minna Voigtlaender and Florian Langer

Carotid stenosis – basing treatment on individual patients’ needs. Optimal medical therapy alone or accompanied by stenting or endarterectomy
Ralf Langhoff

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