Clinical Insights

Clinical Review

Streamliner Multilayer Flow Modulator for Thoracoabdominal Aortic Pathologies: Recommendations for Revision of Indications and Contraindications for Use

Apr 06, 2017

The Streamliner Aortic Multilayer flow modulator (SMFM) proposes a physiological solution rather than a physical barrier for treatment of the aortic wall through its four-dimensional mechanism. The purpose of this review is to evaluate the current… | Read More

Case Report

Revascularization of Chronic Venous Occlusion in the Setting of Post-Thrombotic Syndrome

Mar 16, 2017

Post-thrombotic syndrome is a complication that may follow deep vein thrombosis, and is associated with significant morbidity. There is growing interest in endovascular techniques to treat this complication. We present a related case. | Read More

Case Report

Transradial Carotid Artery Stenting

Mar 16, 2017

The author presents a case report of transradial carotid artery stenting (CAS), reviews the data, and offers a suggested CAS access algorithm. | Read More

Case Report

Endovascular Approach To Treat Median Arcuate Ligament Compressing Syndrome

Feb 09, 2017

The presented case demonstrates the success of angioplasty and stenting and the benefit of avoiding a decompression and revascularization surgery. | Read More

Case Report

Inadvertent Percutaneous Coronary Endarterectomy: An Unreported Complication of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Dec 28, 2016

The authors describe a case of complete neoendothelial avulsion and distal embolization of right coronary artery in-stent restenosis during percutaneous coronary intervention, which was successfully managed with thrombosuction. | Read More

Case Report

“Balloon-on-String” Thrombus: Inferior Vena Cava Thrombus Extending Into Right Atrium Post Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement

Dec 04, 2016

The authors present a case of recurrent deep-vein thrombosis, with a thrombus extending from an IVC filter placed at the level of the renal vein to the right atrium, giving a “balloon-on-string” appearance. | Read More

Case Report

Successful Percutaneous Intervention for Subclavian Arterial Aneurysm

Dec 04, 2016

The authors present a case of a 25-year-old female with a pulsating supraclavicular bulge on the left side above the clavicle and painful left arm movements, neck pain, and headache. Doppler ultrasound scanning and computed tomographic angiography… | Read More

Clinical Review

Meta-Analysis of Chimney vs Fenestrated Endovascular Aneurysm Repair for Complex Aortic Aneurysms

Dec 04, 2016

The authors review the literature reporting comparative results between FEVAR and CHEVAR of complex aortic aneurysms. | Read More

Case Report

Acoustic-Assisted Catheter-Directed Thrombolytic Therapy for Upper-Extremity Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens

Oct 31, 2016

The authors present a rare case of upper extremity PCD related to the presence of a peripherally inserted central catheter. Endovascular therapy was utilized in the form of acoustic-assisted catheter directed thrombolysis with complete resolution of… | Read More

Clinical Review

Explaining the Discrepancy Between Lower Patency and Higher Limb Salvage Rates After Revascularization for Critical Limb Ischemia

Oct 31, 2016

Limb salvage rates that are consistently superior to patency rates for CLI patients have prompted some to question whether perfusion really matters. The authors explore the discrepancy and find that the difference can be explained by several factors… | Read More