editorial

Moving towards consolidation
Telmo P. Bonamigo

original articles

The anatomy of the gastrocnemius veins and trunks in adult human cadavers
José Aderval Aragão, Francisco Prado Reis, Luis Francisco Poli de Figueiredo, Guilherme Benjamin Brandão Pitta, Fausto Miranda Jr.

Assessing the influence of daily activities in the volumetry of inferior limbs by circumference measurement and water displacement volumetry
Cleusa Ema Quilici Belczak, José Maria Pereira de Godoy, Amélia Cristina Seidel, Josy Anne Silva, Gildo Cavalheri Junior, Sergio Quilici Belczak

Can air plethysmography evaluate the severity of chronic venous insufficiency?
Carlos Alberto Engelhorn, Cristina Veronese Beffa, Galvane Bochi, Renata Corrêa Pullig, Maria Fernanda Cassou, Sérgio Salles Cunha

Genetic polymorphism of the gene for apolipoprotein E in patients with peripheral arterial disease
Antônio Carlos Brandão, Sidney Pinheiro Jr., Marcela Augusta Pinhel, Alexandre Maieiras Anacleto, José Maria Pereira de Godoy, Moacir Fernandes de Godoy, José Ernesto dos Santos, Dorotéia Rossi Silva Souza

Combined carotid endarterectomy and coronary artery bypass grafting
Domenico Astore, Gloria Esposito, Renata Castellano, Barbara Catenaccio, Germano Melissano, Marcelo R. Liberato de Moura, Roberto Chiesa

Transperitoneal and retroperitoneal approach to the abdominal aorta: short-term results
Orlando Caetano Júnior, Bonno van Bellen

Surgical treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms in octogenarians: long-term results
Márcio Luís Lucas, Elton Luiz Schmidt Weber, Telmo Pedro Bonamigo

Prevalence of neoplasms in 415 patients with deep venous thrombosis
Miriam Aparecida Linares, Tais Elisabete Rodrigues, Karen Kazue Hirato, Juliana D. de Oliveira, Selma Regina Oliveira Raimundo, José Maria Pereira de Godoy

Distribution of vascular surgeons and angiologists and the Brazilian population: an analysis with the members of the Brazilian Society of Angiology and Vascular Surgery
Jefferson Kleber Forti, Maria Elizabeth Rennó de Castro Santos, João Alfredo de Paula e Silva, Rodrigo Rodrigues Mariano, Renato Gontijo, Raimundo Mairton Araújo Jr

review articles

The role of free radicals in the pathophysiology of ischemia and reperfusion in skin flaps: experimental models and treatment strategies
Eloísa Bueno Pires de Campos, Winston Bonetti Yoshida

Ischemia and reperfusion in skeletalmuscle: injury mechanisms and treatment perspectives
Marcos da Silveira, Winston Bonetti Yoshida

case reports

Spontaneous infrarenal abdominal aortic dissection: case report and literature review
Newton de Barros Jr., Jorge Eduardo de Amorim, Maria del Carmen Janeiro Perez, Fausto Miranda Jr.

Thoracoabdominal aneurysm rupture: case report of the use of an intraluminal rigid Delrin® ring in anastomosis of the proximal aorta
Vanessa Prado dos Santos, Marcello Rocco Ignácio, Denise Rabelo da Silveira, Roberto Augusto Caffaro

Growth of abdominal aortic aneurysm after endoluminal repair
Ricardo Aun, Glauco Fernandes Saes, Adriano Tachibana, Alex Lederman, Hilton Waksman, Fernando Tavares Saliture Neto, Otávio Ninomiya

Chronic leukocytoclastic vasculitis: case report and literature review
José Lacerda Brasileiro, Antônio Gabriel Vieira Coutinho Mendes, Juliana Chen, Izaias Pereira da Costa, Lídia Satsico Aracaqui Ayres, Maldonat Azambuja Santos

Concomitant embolism of popliteal arteries
Edvaldo de Souza, Ricardo Tsutomu Suzuki, Flavio Roberto Cavalleiro de Macedo Ribeiro, Marcus Vinicius X. Veloso

therapeutic challenge

Back pain and infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm
Telmo P. Bonamigo, Nilon Erling Jr., Marcela Salles

new technologies

Laser surgery in venous insufficiency: E.L.A.V.TM personal technique books for young physicians
Carlos Lisbona, Paulina Pérez, Juan Segura, Xavier Puncernau

therapeutic challenge Part II

Back pain and infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm
Telmo P. Bonamigo, Nilon Erling Jr., Marcela Salles