Volume 9 - Issue 9 - September 2012

<p>Frank J Criado, <br />MD, FACS, FSVM<br />Editor-in-Chief<br /><br />Endovascular Specialist<br />MedStar Union <br />Memorial Hospital<br />Baltimore, Maryland</p>

Crux Biomedical’s new inferior vena cava filter received 510(k) FDA clearance for U.S. commercialization last month. The device’s novel helical shape was designed to self-center and to conform more closely to the shape of the vena cava, as well as… | Read More

<p>Harit Desai, DO and Jon C. George, MD</p>

ABSTRACT: Aorto-ostial lesions are typically some of the most difficult to treat because of the unique challenges they pose such as difficulty in visualizing the ostium; geometric mismatch of a cylindrical stent being placed into a funnel-shaped… | Read More

<p>Marian Simka, MD<sup>1</sup>, Piotr Janas, MD<sup>1</sup>, Tomasz Ludyga, MD<sup>1</sup>, Paweł Latacz, MD<sup>2</sup>, Marek Kazibudzki, MD<sup>1</sup></p>

ABSTRACT: Objective. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of endovascular treatment for chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency on chronic fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients. Methods. Severity of fatigue was measured with Fatigue… | Read More

<p>NavYash Gupta, MD<sup>1</sup> and Emily Spangler, MD<sup>2</sup></p>

ABSTRACT: We report a case of adventitial cystic disease of the right popliteal artery in a 43-year-old female patient admitted with complaints of her right foot “falling asleep,” claudication, and cool toes for 6 days. Noninvasive studies indicated… | Read More

<p>Brion M. Winston, MD, MPH and Pinak B. Shah, MD</p>

ABSTRACT: Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is rarely performed in the pediatric population for obstructive coronary disease occurring secondary to non-atherosclerotic conditions. We report two cases of children treated with PCI utilizing… | Read More

<p>Mark P. Androes, MD</p>

ABSTRACT: In this manuscript, we review the indications and techniques for tibial endovascular intervention and present a 79-year-old male patient with a right great toe ulcer that had been present for 6 weeks. Alternatives for intervention and… | Read More

<p>Interview by Amanda Wright</p>

Q: Tell me about your motivations in using the new Endurant II AAA Stent Graft.A: My patient was a 70-year-old gentleman with two issues that made him an excellent candidate to consider for aortic endografting. The first was that he had a hostile… | Read More