Volume 13 - Issue 3 - March 2016

<p>Craig Walker, MD</p>

Dr. Walker introduces the March issue of Vascular Disease Management with a discussion of treatment for venous disorders, which, he writes, is beginning to receive the attention it deserves.  | Read More

<p>Narges Maleki, MSc<sup>1</sup>;&nbsp;Faranak Kazerouni, PhD<sup>1</sup>; Mehdi Hedayati, PhD<sup>2</sup>; Ali Rahimipour, PhD<sup>1</sup>; Mohammad Hassan Maleki, PhD<sup>3</sup><br />
From&nbsp;<sup>1</sup><span style="line-height:1.6">Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Paramedical Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran;&nbsp;</span><sup>2</sup><span style="line-height:1.6">Cellular and Molecular Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran;&nbsp;</span><sup>3</sup><span style="line-height:1.6">Department of operation management, Faculty of management, University of Qom, Qom, Iran.</span></p>

The results of this study suggest that patients with subclinical hypothyroidism are at higher risk of hypertension and dyslipidemia as compared to controls. | Read More

<p>Carlo J. Puzzo, DO<sup>1</sup>; Stephen R. Gallo, MD<sup>1</sup>; Mohammed Abdallah, DO<sup>2</sup><br />
From <sup>1</sup>Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and <sup>2</sup>Broward Health, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.</p>

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The authors describe an operative technique, which included both an endovascular approach as well as an open approach, and discuss the results of current research. | Read More

<p>Interview by Jennifer Ford</p>

In a recent study comparing VenaSeal (Medtronic) to radiofrequency ablation for closure of the great saphenous vein for patients with symptomatic varicose veins, vein closure rates were high in both groups. | Read More

<p>Interview by Jennifer Ford</p>

Vascular Disease Management spoke with William D. Jordan, MD, about the ANCHOR prospective, multicenter registry, which seeks to evaluate Heli-FX EndoAnchors (Aptus Endosystems) for the prevention of endoleak and stent-graft migration in patients… | Read More

<p>Interview by Jennifer Ford</p>

Vascular Disease Management asked Corey Teigen, MD, to discuss the technology of the new POD Packing Coil, an embolization packing coil designed for use in peripheral vessels and aneurysms in conjunction with the company’s Ruby and POD embolization… | Read More

<p>Interview by Jennifer Ford</p>

Vascular Disease Management spoke with Rick De Graaf, MD, PhD, about the current state of venous therapy and the tools and education needed for interventionalists to begin providing venous therapy and to perform venous stenting. | Read More