Volume 12 - Issue 4 - April, 2015

Iliac Venous Compression Syndromes

Craig Walker, MD, Clinical Editor, Interventional Cardiologist, Founder, President, and Medical Director,  Cardiovascular Institute of the South Clinical Professor of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine Louisiana State University School
of Medicine 

All vascular clinicians must consider venocompressive syndromes in their differential diagnosis of venous disorders.

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Key words: deep vein thrombosis, interventional cardiology, thrombectomy

Iliofemoral Thrombosis Secondary to Iliac Compression Syndrome in Double Inferior Vena Cava

See-Wei Low, MD1; Kapildeo Lotun, MD2; Kwan Seung Lee, MD2 ,From the 1University of Arizona and 2Section of Vascular Medicine, Sarver Heart Center,
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.

The authors describe a case of a patient with iliofemoral thrombosis precipitated by May-Thurner Syndrome with duplicate inferior vena cava, heterozygous mutation of factor V Leiden, and describe a successful treatment approach.

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Key words: deep vein thrombosis, thrombectomy, interventional cardiology

Embolism of a Fully Expanded Right Coronary Ostium Stent to the Right Brachial Artery During Radial-Access Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Shabnam Rashid, BSc, MBChB; Chris Bishwanauth Sawh, MBBS; Dwayne Gavin Conway, MB ChB, MD
From Leeds Teaching Hospital, Leeds, West Yorkshire; Sheffield Teaching Hospital, Sheffield, South Yorkshire; and Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. 

The authors report the case of a 56-year-old male who had embolism of a fully deployed stent from the right coronary ostium to his brachial artery during percutaneous coronary intervention.

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Key words: percutaneous coronary intervention, stenting, drug-eluting balloons

New Stroke VTE Safety Recommendations: Four Key Steps to Better Health Outcomes

Mark J. Alberts, MD1; Laurie Paletz, BSN, PHN, RN-BC2; Michael Wong, JD3 , From the 1Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, UT Southwestern Medical Center; 2Stroke Program, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; and 3Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety

 

New Stroke VTE Safety Recommendations provide 4 key steps to help prevent deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in stroke patients.

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Key words: deep vein thrombosis, thrombectomy, stroke

Peter Schneider, MD, Shares 1-Year Results From the IN.PACT SFA I and II Trials

Interview by Jennifer Ford 

Peter Schneider, MD, describes results from the European and US arms of the IN.PACT SFA trial, which evaluated safety and efficacy of the In.Pact Admiral drug-eluting balloon compared to plain balloon angioplasty in the superficial femoral artery.

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Key words: drug-eluting balloons

Thomas Zeller, MD, Discusses Failure of DEB to Show Benefit in IN.PACT DEEP

Interview by Jennifer Ford

The multicenter randomized controlled IN.PACT DEEP trial compared paclitaxel-coated balloons with uncoated balloons and failed to show benefit for the drug-eluting balloon.

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Key words: drug-eluting balloons
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Volume 12 - Issue 4 - April, 2015

Iliac Venous Compression Syndromes

Craig Walker, MD, Clinical Editor, Interventional Cardiologist, Founder, President, and Medical Director,  Cardiovascular Institute of the South Clinical Professor of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine Louisiana State University School
of Medicine 

All vascular clinicians must consider venocompressive syndromes in their differential diagnosis of venous disorders.

continue reading
Key words: deep vein thrombosis, interventional cardiology, thrombectomy

Iliofemoral Thrombosis Secondary to Iliac Compression Syndrome in Double Inferior Vena Cava

See-Wei Low, MD1; Kapildeo Lotun, MD2; Kwan Seung Lee, MD2 ,From the 1University of Arizona and 2Section of Vascular Medicine, Sarver Heart Center,
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.

The authors describe a case of a patient with iliofemoral thrombosis precipitated by May-Thurner Syndrome with duplicate inferior vena cava, heterozygous mutation of factor V Leiden, and describe a successful treatment approach.

continue reading
Key words: deep vein thrombosis, thrombectomy, interventional cardiology

Embolism of a Fully Expanded Right Coronary Ostium Stent to the Right Brachial Artery During Radial-Access Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Shabnam Rashid, BSc, MBChB; Chris Bishwanauth Sawh, MBBS; Dwayne Gavin Conway, MB ChB, MD
From Leeds Teaching Hospital, Leeds, West Yorkshire; Sheffield Teaching Hospital, Sheffield, South Yorkshire; and Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. 

The authors report the case of a 56-year-old male who had embolism of a fully deployed stent from the right coronary ostium to his brachial artery during percutaneous coronary intervention.

continue reading
Key words: percutaneous coronary intervention, stenting, drug-eluting balloons

New Stroke VTE Safety Recommendations: Four Key Steps to Better Health Outcomes

Mark J. Alberts, MD1; Laurie Paletz, BSN, PHN, RN-BC2; Michael Wong, JD3 , From the 1Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, UT Southwestern Medical Center; 2Stroke Program, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; and 3Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety

 

New Stroke VTE Safety Recommendations provide 4 key steps to help prevent deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in stroke patients.

continue reading
Key words: deep vein thrombosis, thrombectomy, stroke

Peter Schneider, MD, Shares 1-Year Results From the IN.PACT SFA I and II Trials

Interview by Jennifer Ford 

Peter Schneider, MD, describes results from the European and US arms of the IN.PACT SFA trial, which evaluated safety and efficacy of the In.Pact Admiral drug-eluting balloon compared to plain balloon angioplasty in the superficial femoral artery.

continue reading
Key words: drug-eluting balloons

Thomas Zeller, MD, Discusses Failure of DEB to Show Benefit in IN.PACT DEEP

Interview by Jennifer Ford

The multicenter randomized controlled IN.PACT DEEP trial compared paclitaxel-coated balloons with uncoated balloons and failed to show benefit for the drug-eluting balloon.

continue reading
Key words: drug-eluting balloons
Back to top