Volume 11 - Issue 11 - November, 2014

<p>Craig Walker, MD</p>

Dr. Walker discusses the pros and cons of using vascular closure devices after interventional procedures. | Read More

<p>Manu Rajachandran, MD, FSVM; Robert M. Schainfeld, DO<br />
<span style="line-height:1.6">From Memorial Hospital, York, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts General Hospital,&nbsp;Boston, Massachusetts.</span></p>

Left iliac vein compression from the contralateral right common iliac artery, against the posterior fifth lumbar vertebral body, is estimated to comprise 49% to 62% of cases of left lower extremity disease. This is known as May-Thurner syndrome and… | Read More

<p>Danielle M. Chan, MD<sup>1</sup>; Thomas Casciani, MD<sup>2</sup>; Sabah Butty, MD<sup>2,&nbsp;</sup>From the <sup>1</sup>Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, and <sup>2</sup>Interventional Radiology Section, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.</p>

This case illustrates the rapid progression of multiple arterial abnormalities in a patient with vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, through serial imaging with computed tomography over a 2-week time period.  | Read More

<p>Oliver G. Abela, MD<sup>1</sup>, Jimmy Diep, MD<sup>2</sup>, Chowdhury H. Ahsan, MD<sup>3,&nbsp;</sup>From <sup>1</sup>University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio; <sup>2</sup>University of Nevada School of Medicine,&nbsp;Las Vegas, Nevada; <sup>3</sup>Nevada Heart and Vascular Center, Las Vegas, Nevada;&nbsp;</p>

<p>Ehrin J. Armstrong, MD, MSc,&nbsp;From University of Colorado School of Medicine and Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, Colorado.</p>

Vascular closure devices have enabled earlier ambulation after interventional procedures and have even allowed operators to perform some procedures percutaneously that once were performed surgically. But are there cases in which they aren’t… | Read More