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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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