Volume 8 - Issue 5 - May 2011

Medical Director of the Peripheral Vascular Laboratory, Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Program Director of the ACGME-accredited fellowship program in interventional radiology at the Institute

How can vascular interventionists expand their practice in today’s market? Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is still not well recognized in the community and not well understood by many primary care physicians. There is a huge untapped market and… | Read More

Rodrigo Estévez Loureiro, MD, Sonia Marcos Alonso, MD, Fernando Rueda Núñez, MD

AbstractPost-Glenn venous circulation can lead to the development of collateral connections between the higher-pressure superior vena cava system and the atrium or the lower-pressure inferior vena cava system, and should be suspected in any patient… | Read More

Tell us where things stand presently with treatment options for diabetics with critical limb ischemia (CLI). The majority of diabetics with CLI have foot wounds which are very often complicated with infection. The target in these patients is to… | Read More

Frank J. Criado
Editor-in-Chief
Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Intervention; Union Memorial Hospital/MedStar Health, Baltimore, Maryland

My perspective overall may be a little different given the surgical background — no surprise here. However, I find little to disagree with in Dr. Benenati’s answers and advice. Ten years ago, I would have said that for surgeons there was nothing… | Read More

Dipankar Mukherjee, MD, Homayoun Hashemi, MD, Louis C. Lee, MD

AbstractPurpose. The objective of this report is to present a novel technical hybrid (open/endovascular) approach to mesenteric malperfusion in patients with either acute type A or acute type B aortic dissection. Case Report #1. The patient… | Read More