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Dr. Walker

Editor's Corner

How Can We Improve Outcomes in CLI and PAD?

Mar 26, 2018

Dr. Walker comments on overall medical evaluation and medical therapy of patients presenting with CLI and PAD. | Read More

Dr. Walker

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How to Lower the Mortality Rate in CLI and PAD Patients 

Mar 22, 2018

Dr. Walker comments on the overall medical evaluation and medical therapy of patients presenting with critical limb ischemia (CLI) and peripheral arterial disease (PAD). | Read More

Dr. Walker

Editor's Corner

The Limitations of Angiography in Guiding Peripheral Vascular Interventions

Feb 22, 2018

In the overwhelming majority of interventional peripheral arterial procedures being performed in the United States, angiography is the only modality that is actively utilized during the intervention to guide therapy. Unfortunately, angiography has… | Read More

Dr. Walker

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IVUS and Duplex Imaging May Be Underutilized in Peripheral Arterial Interventions

Feb 01, 2018

Craig Walker, MD, comments on interventionalists' reliance on diagnostic angiography as the “gold standard” in guiding peripheral vascular interventions in leg arteries.  | Read More

Dr. Walker

Editor's Corner

Avoiding Peripheral Vascular Complications With Large Bore Devices

Jan 24, 2018

Dr. Walker comments on Poli and colleagues’ article on the implantation of the ACURATE neo transcatheter aortic valve to treat a patient with severe aortic stenosis via a subclavian artery that was surgically exposed. | Read More

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Risk Avoidance Is Paramount With Large Bore Devices

Jan 24, 2018

Dr. Walker comments on a case by Poli and colleagues that discusses the use of the subclavian artery as an alternate access site to deliver the transcatheter valve. | Read More

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Avoiding Iliac Vein Stent Migration: Techniques and Appropriate Sizing

Dec 15, 2017

Dr. Shammas comments on a case report and review by Plácido-Disla et al. | Read More

Dr. Walker

Editor's Corner

Extreme Caution Is Needed When Treating In-Stent Restenosis With Mechanical Devices

Dec 12, 2017

Dr. Walker comments on a case by Kalisetta and colleagues that highlights the need to be cautious when treating in-stent restenosis with mechanical devices in order to avoid potential stent injury and entrapment. | Read More

Dr. Walker

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Caution Needed With Mechanical Atherectomy

Dec 01, 2017

Dr. Walker comments on a case report by Kalisetta and colleagues that highlights the need to proceed with extreme caution to avoid potential stent injury and entrapment when treating in-stent restenosis with mechanical devices. | Read More