Volume 9 - Issue 12 - December 2012

Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM
Editor-in-Chief

Endovascular Specialist
MedStar Union
Memorial Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

A new low-profile stent-graft system has received FDA approval. It could increase the number of patients who can be treated by EVAR, especially many female patients and those with small iliofemoral arteries.  | Read More

Rodrigo Estévez-Loureiro, MD, Jorge Salgado-Fernández, MD, Nicolás Vázquez-González, MD, Ramón Calviño-Santos, MD, Oscar Prada-Delgado, MD, María Rita Soler-Martín, PhD, Antonio Toral-Pérez, MD, María José Martínez-Sapiña-Llanas, MD, Xacobe Flores-Ríos, PhD, Guillermo Aldama-López, MD, Pablo Piñón-Esteban, MD, José J. Cuenca-Castillo, MD, Alfonso Castro-Beiras, PhD
From Complejo Hospitalario Universitario A Coruña, Spain.

ABSTRACT: Background: Transcatheter aortic valve implantation has recently emerged as an alternative treatment for patients with severe aortic stenosis who have been rejected for conventional aortic valve replacement due to high surgical risk. The… | Read More

<p>Martin Rabellino, MD, Oscar Peralta, MD, Ricardo Garcia-Monaco, PhD</p><p>From the Department of Endovascular Therapy, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina.</p>

The rupture of the abdominal aorta by blunt trauma is extremely rare and represents less than 5% of traumatic injuries of the aorta. This pathology is associated with an elevated mortality. Most patients with aortic rupture do not reach the hospital… | Read More

<p>John H. Rundback, MD, FAHA, FSVM, FSIR, Kevin Chaim Herman, MD</p><p>From the Holy Name Medical Center, Interventional Institute, Teaneck, New Jersey.</p>

Renal artery stenosis (RAS) is a common condition found in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization, patients evaluated for peripheral arterial disease, and patients with poorly controlled hypertension. Although RAS may result in renovascular… | Read More

Interview by Jennifer Ford

Dr. Eric Verhoeven spoke with Vascular Disease Management about considering the condition and lifestyle of each patient when choosing the right treatment for popliteal aneurysm. | Read More