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Interventional Treatment of Superficial Femoral Artery In-Stent Restenosis

Craig Walker, MD, Clinical Editor

Treatment of in-stent restenosis with standard balloon angioplasty has been associated with poor patency and complications. New therapy options that add lasers and drug-eluting technologies could improve results.

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Key words: in-stent restenosis, atherectomy, drug-eluting balloons, restenosis

Gender Differences in Endovascular Revascularization for Peripheral Arterial Disease

Michael S. Lee, MD1; Seung-Woon Rha, MD2; Seung Kyu Han, MD3; Byoung Geol Choi, BS2; Se Yeon Choi, BS2; Pejman Mansourian, MD1; Jabar Ali, MD2; Shaopeng Xu, MD2; Harris Abdullah Ngow, MD2; Gwang No Lee, MD2; Jae Joong Lee, MD2; Ji Bak Kim, MD2; Sunki Lee, MD2; Jin Oh Na, MD2; Cheol Ung Choi, MD2; Hong Euy Lim, MD2; Jin Won Kim, MD2; Eung Ju Kim, MD2; Chang Gyu Park, MD2; Hong Seog Seo, MD2; Dong Joo Oh, MD
From the 1UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, 2Cardiovascular Center, Korea University Guro Hospital, Seoul, Korea, and 3Department of Plastic Surgery, Korea University Guro Hospital, Seoul, Korea.

The authors compare clinical outcomes of male and female patients with PAD who underwent percutaneous transluminal angioplasty. 

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Key words: peripheral vascular disease, angioplasty, endovascular therapy

Venous Insufficiency: The Changing Paradigm in Vascular Disease

Robert Coronado, MD, From Northern Heart & Vascular Institute Inc., Redding, California.

Venous insufficiency is the most common vascular disorder today, and it is underdiagnosed and misdiagnosed. This commentary aims to enhance understanding of venous insufficiency and the current treatments available.

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Key words: venous intervention, chronic ischemia, claudication

Interim Data From the VISION OCT Image-Guided Atherectomy Trial

Interview by Jennifer Ford

At the 2015 New Cardiovascular Horizons meeting, Vascular Disease Management spoke with VISION trial investigator Patrick Muck, MD, and Avinger founder and CEO John B. Simpson, MD, about the VISION trial and the Pantheris system.

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Key words: atherectomy, imaging, vascular intervention, peripheral vascular disease

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Giant Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Tuesday 06/04/13 | 9,870 reads

ABSTRACT: Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) occur in up to 9% of adults older than 65 years of age, and the most important risk factors for the development of AAA are smoking, male sex, and advancing age. Aneurysm size is the strongest predictor of the risk of rupture with 30% to 50% annual risk of rupture for AAAs >8.0 cm in size. We report a case of asymptomatic giant AAA that measured 14 cm in diameter.

VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2013:10(6):E114-E115

Key words: abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral vascular disease

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Key words: abdominal aortic aneurysm

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From the Journal

Interventional Treatment of Superficial Femoral Artery In-Stent Restenosis

Craig Walker, MD, Clinical Editor

Treatment of in-stent restenosis with standard balloon angioplasty has been associated with poor patency and complications. New therapy options that add lasers and drug-eluting technologies could improve results.

continue reading
Key words: in-stent restenosis, atherectomy, drug-eluting balloons, restenosis

Gender Differences in Endovascular Revascularization for Peripheral Arterial Disease

Michael S. Lee, MD1; Seung-Woon Rha, MD2; Seung Kyu Han, MD3; Byoung Geol Choi, BS2; Se Yeon Choi, BS2; Pejman Mansourian, MD1; Jabar Ali, MD2; Shaopeng Xu, MD2; Harris Abdullah Ngow, MD2; Gwang No Lee, MD2; Jae Joong Lee, MD2; Ji Bak Kim, MD2; Sunki Lee, MD2; Jin Oh Na, MD2; Cheol Ung Choi, MD2; Hong Euy Lim, MD2; Jin Won Kim, MD2; Eung Ju Kim, MD2; Chang Gyu Park, MD2; Hong Seog Seo, MD2; Dong Joo Oh, MD
From the 1UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, 2Cardiovascular Center, Korea University Guro Hospital, Seoul, Korea, and 3Department of Plastic Surgery, Korea University Guro Hospital, Seoul, Korea.

The authors compare clinical outcomes of male and female patients with PAD who underwent percutaneous transluminal angioplasty. 

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Key words: peripheral vascular disease, angioplasty, endovascular therapy

Venous Insufficiency: The Changing Paradigm in Vascular Disease

Robert Coronado, MD, From Northern Heart & Vascular Institute Inc., Redding, California.

Venous insufficiency is the most common vascular disorder today, and it is underdiagnosed and misdiagnosed. This commentary aims to enhance understanding of venous insufficiency and the current treatments available.

continue reading
Key words: venous intervention, chronic ischemia, claudication

Interim Data From the VISION OCT Image-Guided Atherectomy Trial

Interview by Jennifer Ford

At the 2015 New Cardiovascular Horizons meeting, Vascular Disease Management spoke with VISION trial investigator Patrick Muck, MD, and Avinger founder and CEO John B. Simpson, MD, about the VISION trial and the Pantheris system.

continue reading
Key words: atherectomy, imaging, vascular intervention, peripheral vascular disease

VDM Highlights

Giant Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Tuesday 06/04/13 | 9,870 reads

ABSTRACT: Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) occur in up to 9% of adults older than 65 years of age, and the most important risk factors for the development of AAA are smoking, male sex, and advancing age. Aneurysm size is the strongest predictor of the risk of rupture with 30% to 50% annual risk of rupture for AAAs >8.0 cm in size. We report a case of asymptomatic giant AAA that measured 14 cm in diameter.

VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2013:10(6):E114-E115

Key words: abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral vascular disease

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Key words: abdominal aortic aneurysm
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