Commentary

Dr Walker

Editor's Corner

CMS Decision May Threaten DCB Utilization

Nov 20, 2017

Dr Walker comments on drug-coated balloon technology and how a decision by CMS may cause their utilization to fall. | Read More

Dr. Walker

Commentary

CMS Decision May Cause DCB Use to Fall

Nov 09, 2017

In this video, Dr Walker discusses how the failure to cover the incremental costs DCBs is a grave mistake that will decrease DCB utilization. | Read More

Walker

Commentary

Pedal Access: An Underutilized Approach for Limb Salvage Intervention

Oct 18, 2017

In this video, Dr Walker comments on a case report by Zaitoun and colleagues and discusses the benefits and risks of retrograde techniques. | Read More

Dr Walker

Editor's Corner

The Utilization of Pedal Access for Limb Salvage Intervention

Oct 17, 2017

Dr Walker comments on this month's case report by Zaitoun et al, in which pedal access was used to salvage a limb. | Read More

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Commentary

Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome

Sep 10, 2017

The authors offer their perspective on this month’s article on Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome by Mustapha et al. | Read More

Walker

Editor's Corner

Exertional Dyspnea Secondary To Iliac Vein Occlusion, Treated By Recanalization

Sep 10, 2017

Dr Walker presents this month’s case report by Attaran et al, in which iliac vein occlusion was established as the etiology of exertional dyspnea and diminished exercise capacity and where there was symptomatic improvement following iliac venous… | Read More

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Commentary

A Unique Etiology for Exertional Dyspnea and Diminished Exercise Capacity

Sep 08, 2017

In this video, Dr. Walker comments on a case report by Dr. Robert Attaran and colleagues that describes the physiological basis of dyspnea and impaired exercise capacity secondary to impaired venous return to the heart. | Read More

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Commentary

Vascular Closure Device That Delivers an Extravascular Collagen Plug

Aug 11, 2017

Dr Craig Walker discusses Arun Nagabandi and colleagues’ article on the utilization of the Vascade arterial vascular closure device to close femoral vein access sites following interventional venous procedures. | Read More

Craig Walker, MD

Editor's Corner

A Closer Look at Vascular Closure Devices for Venous Interventions

Aug 07, 2017

Dr Walker discusses Nagabandi et al’s article on the utilization of the Vascade arterial vascular closure device to close femoral vein access sites following interventional venous procedures. | Read More

Craig Walker, MD

Editor's Corner

An Invitation for Continued Collaboration and Partnership

Jul 17, 2017

Dr Walker welcomes our new Managing Editor and shares exciting information about the VDM’s recent affiliation with ISET. | Read More