Dr. Robert B Mclafferty M.D.
Vascular Surgeon | Vascular Surgery421 N 9th St Suite 240 Springfield IL, 62702
Dr. Robert Mclafferty is a vascular surgeon practicing in Springfield, IL. Dr. Mclafferty specializes in disorders relating to the arterial, venous and lymphatic systems. As a vascular surgeon, Dr. Mclafferty diagnoses and treats vascular diseases and performs vasular surgeries. Common conditions that a vascular surgeon treats are aneurysms, atherosclerosis and varicose veins. Vascular specialists might also treat trauma, venous ulcers, poor leg circulation, peripheral arterial disease and other vascular-related issues.
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- Adverse consequences of internal iliac artery occlusion during endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms.
- Management of ectatic, nonaneurysmal iliac arteries during endoluminal aortic aneurysm repair.
- Endovascular management of iliac limb occlusion of bifurcated aortic endografts.
- Patient selection: lesion characteristics and predictors of outcome.
- Office-based treatment of venous disease.
- Endovenous laser ablation of varicose veins: review of current technologies and clinical outcome.
- The hemodynamics and diagnosis of venous disease.
- Patterns of artery disease in 450 patients undergoing revascularization for critical limb ischemia: implications for clinical trial design.
- Endovascular management of deep venous thrombosis.
- Guest editorial. Papers from the 2007 Midwestern Vascular Surgery Society Annual Meeting.
- Commentary on "techniques to enhance arteriovenous fistula maturation".
- Techniques to enhance arteriovenous fistula maturation.
- Evidence of prevention and treatment of postthrombotic syndrome.
- Retrievable vena cava filters are indicated in high-risk trauma patients.
- The role of intravascular ultrasound in venous thromboembolism.
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