Mrs. Cynthia K Shortell M.D.
Vascular Surgeon | Vascular Surgery40 Duke Medicine Cir Durham NC, 27710
Dr. Cynthia Shortell is a vascular surgeon practicing in Durham, NC. Dr. Shortell specializes in disorders relating to the arterial, venous and lymphatic systems. As a vascular surgeon, Dr. Shortell 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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- Photoplethysmography and calf muscle pump function after subfascial endoscopic perforator ligation.
- Irradiation for intimal hyperplasia: implications for peripheral arterial bypass.
- Combined free tissue transfer and infrainguinal bypass graft: an alternative to major amputation in selected patients.
- Reduction in wound morbidity rates following endoscopic saphenous vein harvest.
- Clinical review: irradiation for lower extremity arterial occlusive disease.
- Reperfusion and compartment syndromes: strategies for prevention and treatment.
- Alcohol withdrawal after open aortic surgery.
- Safety and efficacy of limited-dose tissue plasminogen activator in acute vascular occlusion.
- Future alternatives to heparin: low-molecular-weight heparin and hirudin.
- An animal model of fibrinolytic bleeding based on the rebleed phenomenon: application to a study of vulnerability of hemostatic plugs of different age.
- Acute aortic dissection presenting as rupture of the femoral artery.
- Hepatic adenoma and focal nodular hyperplasia.
- Endovascular treatment of varicose veins.
- The impact of race and insurance type on the outcome of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair.
- Importance of gender-specific role models in vascular surgery.
- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (aaa), Aneurysm, Aortic Aneurysm Repair And More
- Member Association for Academic Surgery
- Member Association of Women Surgeons
- Member Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society
- Fellow American College of Surgeons
- Member Eastern Vascular Surgery Society
- Member International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery
- Member Central Surgical Society
- Member Society for Vascular Surgery, Distinguished
- Member American College of Phlebology
- Member American Venous Forum
- Member Association of Program Directors in Vascular Surgery
- Member Southern Association for Vascular Surgery
- Member Association of Chairs in Vascular Surgery
- Member International Society of Surgery/Societe Internationale de Chirurgie (ISS/SIC)
- Member Society of University Surgeons
- Member American Surgical Association
- Vascular Surgery, Strong Memorial Hospital (New York) 1989
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- The Causes of Varicose Veins
Also referred to as varicosities, varicose veins develop when the veins expand or become engorged and overcrowded with blood. Having a red or blue-purplish appearance, varicose veins can be very painful. They are commonly seen as engorged or elevated.The condition mostly affects women; however, half...
- How Can I Improve Varicose Veins?
Varicose veins can affect your self esteem, since they are distressing and painful. These veins can develop anywhere in the body, although the legs are commonly affected. They are usually twisted, swollen and deep purple or blue in color.When blood starts accumulating in the veins as a result of...
- 5 Tips on Living with Varicose Veins
Varicose veins are bothersome and uncomfortable. Apart from being unattractive, varicose veins are associated with both physical and mental pain. High temperatures during the summer call for relaxed clothing, and varicose veins can prevent someone from living their life happily. Because age is one...
- How are Varicose Veins Diagnosed?
Blood from body organs is transported to the heart via blood vessels, or veins. Organs use oxygen to function, and they discharge blood that has been used that contains waste products like carbon dioxide. The veins then take the blood to the heart and back to the lungs, where the carbon dioxide is...
- Different Types of Aneurysms
What is an aneurysm?An aneurysm is the abnormal ballooning, widening, or bulging of a part of the artery usually caused by arterial wall weakness. When an aneurysm enlarges and ruptures, disastrous consequences, such as internal bleeding, usually happen.Aneurysms are usually found in the aorta (the...
- Decubitus Ulcers or Pressure Ulcers: What Are They?
Decubitus ulcers or pressure ulcers, more commonly known as bedsores, are open wounds on your skin due to the prolonged pressure applied to the area. These ulcers occur mostly over the bony prominences such as the hips, tailbone, ankle, and heels. Bedsores are a frequent condition experienced by...
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