Volume 10 - Issue 12 - December 2013
Editor's Corner »
The Heli-FX endoanchor showed technical success in initial results of the ANCHOR registry. Their use will continue to evolve.
Case Report »
The authors discuss possible etiologies, potential methods of prevention, and viable documented techniques of successfully resolving a coronary catheter that becomes kinked.
Clinical Review »
Role of Distal Protection in Percutaneous Renal Intervention for Atherosclerotic Renovascular Disease
Distal protection is protecting the kidney from debris during percutaneous renal intervention with the use of embolic protection devices distal to the lesion.
Endovascular Techniques »
Caroline Clezar, MD1, Fabrizzio Souza, MD1, Nicolle Cassola, MD1, Carolina Benze, MD1, André Milani, MD1, Felipe Nasser, PhD2, Breno Affonso, PhD2, Jorge Amorim, PhD1, Fausto Miranda, Jr., PhD1, From 1Vascular Surgery Division, Department Of Surgery, Paulista School of Medicine, Federal Universivity of Sao Paulo, Brazil and 2Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon from Interventional Vascular Radiology Department, Israelite Albert Einstein Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
New drug-eluting balloon technologies offer the hope of significant reductions of such problems, enhancing the results of angioplasty while, at the same time, providing the opportunity for avoidance of a permanent metal stent implant.
Vascular Disease Management spoke with John Laird, MD, about the recent US Food and Drug Administration approval of the Complete SE stent for new indications. Dr. Laird served as principal investigator for the Complete SE SFA study, in which 99.6% of stents were deployed accurately.
Supplements and Special Projects
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