Mark F. Conrad, MD, MMSc. RPVI, FACS, Director of Clinical Research, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.
Prevention of complications in vascular and endovascular surgery is an important consideration for all practicing surgeons. The keys to achieving clinical success are based on careful selection of both patient and procedure, along with meticulous operative and endovascular techniques. Management of complications requires careful planning and urgent intervention.