In Memory of Dr. Roy Greenberg

A memorial service to honor Dr. Roy Greenberg will be held on January 11, 2014 at 1:00 pm at the InterContinental Hotel (9801 Carnegie Avenue, Cleveland, OH) Cleveland Clinic is sad today. We lost a great friend and valued member of our staff. Roy Greenberg, MD, was a vascular surgeon, teacher and innovator. He had … Read More

Gender Gap in Aortic Repair Compare

Women have enough to worry about.  That’s why TBE regrets having to report on a recent study in the Journal of Vascular Surgery on the outcomes of women undergoing various procedures for abdominal aortic aneurysms. The study compared open surgery and endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) for elective and emergency cases. EVAR is a minimally … Read More

New Endograft Tames Tiny Aneurysms

Like a tree, aortas come in all shapes and sizes – and – aortas also come with branches. But, here the similarity between aortas and trees ends. Because the aorta is hollow, like an inner tube. And like an inner tube, it can develop bulges. These are called aneurysms. And they can be dangerous. If … Read More