Volume 12 - Issue 11 - November 2015

<p>Pradeep K. Nair, MD, FACC, FSCAI<br />
Cardiovascular Institute of the South, Houma, Louisiana</p>

Interventionalists should closely monitor access-site complications in their own facilities and adjust their techniques where appropriate. | Read More

<p>Najam Wasty, MD; Vadim Spektor, MD; Zeshan Rana, MD; Daniel Tsyvine, MD; Gurinder Rana, MD; Muhammad Khakwani, MD; Marc Cohen, MD<br />
From Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, New Jersey.</p>

Commonly used techniques for isolating the true arterial puncture site are often imprecise. The authors present a useful indicator of the true arterial puncture site following a presentation of data on perceived vs true puncture sites. | Read More

<p>Sharon Stanley, MD<sup>1</sup>; Jennifer Chang, MD<sup>1</sup>; Shailesh Garg, MBBS<sup>1</sup>; Mihai Rosca, MD<sup>2</sup><br />
From <sup>1</sup>Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Department of General Surgery and <sup>2</sup>Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Department of Vascular Surgery, Hempstead, New York.</p>

Spontaneous dissection of the superior mesenteric is rare, but may require a combination of treatments. The authors report a case of abdominal pain secondary to superior mesenteric artery dissection treated with observation and anticoagulation with… | Read More

<p>Ajay U. Mhatre, MD; Vishal Dahya, MD; Moses deGraft-Johnson, MD<br />
From the Phoenix Heart Center, Phoenix, Arizona, and Florida State University College of Medicine,&nbsp;Tallahassee, Florida.</p>

The authors describe a young male patient with an initial presentation of subclavian thrombosis who was later diagnosed with type IV Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. | Read More