editorials

J Vasc Br and Braz Vasc J: a successful idea come true
Liberato Karaoglan de Moura

Amputations in peripheral vascular disease
Nelson De Luccia

original articles

Effects of cerebrospinal fluid drainage in the prevention of paraplegia after thoracic aorta cross-clamping in a canine model
Célio Teixeira Mendonça

Continuous quality improvement in vascular access for hemodialysis
Fábio Linardi, José Luis Bevilacqua, José Francisco Moron Morad, José Augusto Costa

Carotid endarterectomy in patients with contralateral carotid occlusion: a 10-year experience
Telmo Pedro Bonamigo, Elton Luiz Schmidt Weber, Márcio Luís Lucas, Claudia Bianco, Marco Aurélio Cardozo

Retrospective analysis of the prevalence of bilateral amputations in lower limbs
Cézar Ferreira Leite, Airton Delduque Frankini, Eduardo B. DeDavid, João Haffner

Risk factors associated with infection, amputation and mortality in patients submitted to infrainguinal arterial bypass. A retrospective review of 27 cases
Luís Henrique Gil França, Henrique Jorge Stahlke Jr., Mariana Tosta Garschagen, Carlos Frederico Rodrigues Parchen

Anatomic variation study of small saphenous vein termination using color Doppler ultrasound
Aguinaldo de Oliveira, Enrique Antonio Vidal, Graciliano José França, Jeferson Toregiani, Jorge R. Ribas Timi, Ricardo César Rocha Moreira

The effects of elastic stockings on the venous hemodynamics of patients with chronic venous insufficiency
Marcondes A. M. Figueiredo, Augusto D. Filho, André L. S. Cabral

Assessment of clinical treatments for hypercholesterolemic patients with lower extremity arterial disease based on their quality of life
Carla Aparecida Faccio Bosnardo, Ana Terezinha Guillaumon

Management of penetrating carotid artery trauma at Hospital João XXIII. A comparison between arterial ligation and reconstruction
Daniel Mendes Pinto, Leonardo Ghizoni Bez, Ricardo Costa-Val, Sérgio Figueiredo Campos Christo, Eduardo Vergara Miguel

review articles

A systematic review of the non-allergic adverse reactions following benzathine benzylpenicillin injection
Maria do Carmo de Castro Miranda, Suely Rozenfeld, Sérgio Pacheco de Oliveira

case reports

Replacement of infrarenal inferior vena cava using a spiral saphenous vein graft
Marcelo Fernandes Lima, Ilídio Almeida Lima, Marcos Velludo Bernardes, Paulo Gabriel Melo Brandão, Fabíola Alencar Vargas, Denise Moreira Camelo, Roose Diane Padilha dos Santos

Late arterial aneurysms associated with history of traumatic arteriovenous fistulas
Ricardo C. Rocha Moreira, Marcio Miyamotto, Rossano Jarabiza

Aortoenteric fistula secondary to post-traumatic abdominal aortic pseudoaneurysm
Marcio Miyamotto, Ricardo César Rocha Moreira, Carla Contin Mottin, Maria Carolina Colnaghi

Agenesis of the inferior vena cava in nail-patella syndrome
Simone Castelo Branco Fortaleza, André Pires Cortez, Luís Edmundo Teixeira Arruda Furtado, João Sales Pimentel, Manoel Pedro Guedes Guimarães, Antonio Luiz Carneiro Jerônimo, José Otho Leal Nogueira, José Walter Correia

Cystic disease of the popliteal artery
Douglas Faria Corrêa Anjo, German Marcelo Negrão Gimenez, Daniela Belia da Silva

Acute occlusion of superficial femoral artery due to complications of infective endocarditis
Roberto Jamacaru de Aquino Filho, André de Oliveira Porto, Francisco Henrique Peixoto da Silva, Márcia Andréa Moura Baptista de Carvalho, Fabiano Jucá

Renal artery pseudoaneurysm following retrograde endopyelotomy: case report and literature review
Sidnei José Galego, Heraldo Barbato, João Antonio Corrêa, Ohannes Kafejian, Afonso César Polimanti, Rafael Vilhena de Carvalho Fürst, Adriana Bertolami

therapeutic challenge

A case of anuria developed in a patient with renovascular hypertension
Telmo P. Bonamigo, Nilon Erling Jr., Márcio Luis Lucas, João C. Goldani

letter to the editors

Arterial prosthetic graft infections
Eduardo Toledo de Aguiar

new publications

Old books for young physicians
Ricardo C. R. Moreira

therapeutic challenge Part II

A case of anuria developed in a patient with renovascular hypertension
Telmo P. Bonamigo, Nilon Erling Jr., Márcio Luis Lucas, João C. Goldani