Volume 8 - Issue 11 - November 2011

<p>Jon C. George, MD, Riyaz Bashir, MD, Andrew B. Roberts, MD</p>

AbstractCurrent guidelines favor a surgical approach for treatment of complex peripheral arterial disease that is diffuse and severe in nature. However, standard open surgical therapies, although durable, are associated with increased perioperative… | Read More

<p>Amir F. Azarbal, MD, and Timothy K. Liem, MD</p>

AbstractVenous disease encompasses a wide spectrum of clinical pathology. Thrombophilias are acquired and inherited hypercoagulable conditions that are prevalent among patients with various manifestations of venous disease. However, treatment… | Read More

<p>Interview by Amanda Wright</p>

Tell me about the latest advances in endovascular laser therapy for varicose veins.There have been 2 major advances in endovascular laser therapy for varicose veins. First is the advent of lasers using 1470 nm and other water-specific wavelengths.… | Read More

<p>Sherif Sultan, MD, Wael Tawfick, MD, Niamh Hynes, MD</p>

AbstractEndovascular revascularization (EVAR) is the current gold standard and first line of therapy for critical limb ischemia (CLI). However, despite the advances of EVAR, there is still concern about its capability for treating complex tibial… | Read More