The Department of Surgery explains terminology and components of the circulatory system. We use plain language to explain to describe what arteries, vessels, and related structures are, how they are different and some common conditions that affect them.
Tag: Peripheral Vascular Disease
The Right Tool for the Job
Multidisciplinary research helps surgeons choose the right tool for stroke and peripheral arterial disease patients.
A multidisciplinary team of Washington University surgeons saved Julius Moss from having an amputation after his diabetic foot ulcer refused to heal.
Zayed Lab Receives New NIH Research Grant for Studying Impact of Diabetes on Vascular Disease
New Zayed Lab research grant aims to help prevent disease progression in patients with diabetes and peripheral arterial disease.
Acute and Critical Care Surgery | 2020 Annual Report
The Department of Surgery 2020 Annual Report features clinical, research and educational accomplishments from the Section of Acute and Critical Care Surgery.
Vascular Surgery | 2020 Annual Report
The Department of Surgery 2020 Annual Report features clinical, research and educational accomplishments from the Section of Vascular Surgery.
Plastic and Reconstructive, ACCS and Vascular surgeons are taking innovative steps in growing a limb salvage service for patients who might otherwise require amputation.