Volume 11 - Issue 6 - June 2014

Interview by Jennifer Ford

Vascular Disease Management spoke with Aref Rahman, MD, about the use of the newly launched Mynx Ace Vascular Closure Device, a vascular closure product with a new deployment system to seal femoral artery access sites. | Read More

Mitul P. Patel, MD; Brian Kolski, MD; Ehtisham Mahmud, MD, From the University of California Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, San Diego, California.

The authors present a case of iatrogenic superior vena cava syndrome that developed as a result of significant vascular fibrosis at the superior vena cava-right atrial junction due to multiple pacemaker leads. Successful treatment included a hybrid… | Read More

<p>Samir K. Shah, MD<sup>1</sup>; Khanjan B. Shah, MD<sup>2</sup>; Matthew Eagleton, MD<sup>1</sup>, From the <sup>1</sup>Cleveland Clinic Department of Vascular Surgery, Cleveland, Ohio, and <sup>2</sup>University Hospitals, Case Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio.</p>

The authors report a case of renal arterial embolism treated successfully with endovascular isolation of the kidney and thrombolysis. | Read More

Craig Walker, MD, Clinical Editor

Any transvenous line can mechanically injure a vein or obstruct cross-sectional area, and vascular specialists should educate themselves on related complications as the use of electrophysiologic devices increases. | Read More