Volume 10 - Issue 1 - January 2013

Interview by Jennifer Ford

Gary M. Ansel, MD, discusses the recent FDA approval of the Zilver PTX drug-eluting stent for the treatment of peripheral artery disease. | Read More

<p>Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM, Sira Duson, MD<br /> From MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland.&nbsp;</p>

In light of the growing use of parallel grafts, the authors present the history and evolution of and present a new classification system for parallel grafts. | Read More

<p>Rajesh V. Swaminathan, MD, Luke K. Kim, MD, Konstantinos N. Charitakis, MD, Dmitriy N. Feldman, MD<br />
From the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York.&nbsp;</p>

The authors describe a case in which antegrade wiring and intervention of the left subclavian artery stenosis was not feasible. | Read More

<p>Vinu Moses, MD, Shyamkumar Nidugala Keshava, DNB, FRCR, FRANZCR, George Koshy Chiramel, MD, Suraj Mammen, MD, Surendrababu R.S. Narayanam, DMRD, DNB<br /> From Christian Medical College Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.&nbsp;</p>

This retrospective study included all cases of aneurysms involving the splanchic arteries referred to one hospital department for endovascular treatment over a period of more than 10 years. | Read More

<p>Eric Rosen, DO, Lucas Groben, DO, Jon C. George, MD<br /> From the Division of Interventional Cardiology &amp; Endovascular Medicine,&nbsp;Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Browns Mills, New Jersey.&nbsp;</p>

The authors present a case involving percutaneous revascularization of the pedal arch of the foot for gangrenous toes with associated osteomyelitis. | Read More

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

IVC filtration for prevention of pulmonary embolism has been in use for decades, but medical advice about this important area of vascular medicine continues to change. | Read More