Volume 7 - Issue 8 - August 2010

Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM and Christine McKendrick, RN

Abstract We report on our center’s clinical experience which supports the view that the new TIF Pinnacle sheath offers superior performance and enhanced safety. The complication rate was essentially nil and the use of closure devices was obviated… | Read More

Richard R. Heuser, MD and Shishir Murarka, MD

Abstract Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) of a chronic total occlusion (CTO) remains a challenge for the interventional cardiologist. The introduction of novel techniques has greatly enhanced procedural success. One technique includes the… | Read More

Ankur Thapar, BSc, MBBS, MRCS, Alex Rodway, BSc, MBBS, MD, MRCS,
Joseph Shalhoub, BSc, MBBS, MRCS, Ian Franklin, MBBS, MS, FRCS

Abstract Spontaneous upper limb deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is associated with exercise and occurs in young healthy individuals. Underlying anatomical abnormalities are often found, causing compression of the subclavian vein. Prompt thrombolysis… | Read More

Ross Milner, MD

VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2010;7:E178 _________________________________________________ Upper-limb deep venous thrombosis (DVT), Paget-Schroetter syndrome, or effort thrombosis, is a problem that is commonly misdiagnosed and improperly… | Read More

VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2010;7:E179–E180 _______________________________________________ What is the purpose and scope of the RESTORE- CLI trial? How many patients and centers will be involved in the Phase 3 trial, and when will it be… | Read More