Volume 13 - Issue 5 - May 2016

<p>Craig Walker, MD</p>

Dr. Walker introduces the May issue of Vascular Disease Management with a discussion of dedicated programs that centralize therapy for critical limb ischemia with the goal of complete care coordination and amputation prevention.  | Read More

<p>Angela Echeverria, MD, PharmD<sup>1</sup>; Zvonimir Krajcer, MD<sup>2</sup></p>

<p>From the <sup>1</sup>Baylor College of Medicine, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Houston, Texas, and <sup>2 </sup>The Division of Cardiology of the Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas.&nbsp;</p>

The authors describe a fast-track PEVAR protocol that has allowed for reduction in morbidity, procedure time, length of hospital stay, hospital cost, and time needed for patients to return to normal daily activities.  | Read More

<p>Julio Sanguily III, MD<sup>1</sup>; Brad J. Martinsen<sup>2</sup>; Zsuzsanna Igyarto<sup>2</sup>; Maikhoi Tuong Pham, DPM<sup>1</sup></p>

<p>From <sup>1</sup>Martin Health Systems, Stuart, Florida, and <sup>2</sup>Cardiovascular Systems Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota.&nbsp;</p>

This retrospective analysis demonstrates that the implementation of a comprehensive limb salvage program can lead to increased angiographic assessment and endovascular treatment of high-risk CLI patients, preventing unnecessary major amputations… | Read More

<p>Interview by Jennifer Ford</p>

Site principal investigator Gavin P. Slethaug, MD, presented details of the registry at the 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Interventional Radiology.  | Read More