Volume 13 - Issue 10 - October 2016

<p>Craig Walker, MD<br />
From the Cardiovascular Institute of the South, Lafayette, Louisiana.<br />
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Carotid stenting has been a source of debate in the United States cardiovascular community. This is not the case in many other countries, where carotid stenting is the most commonly utilized treatment of atherosclerotic carotid disease. New policies… | Read More

<p>Silke Hopf-Jensen, MD; Maximilian Leissner,MD; Leonardo Marques, MD; Michael Preiss, MD;&nbsp;Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck, MD, PhD&nbsp;<br />
From the Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, Diakonissenhospital,&nbsp;Flensburg, Germany.</p>

The authors evaluate the performance and effectiveness of micromesh dual-layer technology as a new option for stent-protected angioplasty and to present it as part of the portfolio of carotid artery stents. | Read More

<p>Safet Lekperic, MD; Derek Biederman, MD; Aaron Fischman, MD<br />
From the Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York.</p>

The authors report on the usefulness of transradial access in embolization of a chest wall arteriovenous malformation with inferior coursing, intercostal “feeder” arteries forming obtuse angles with the descending thoracic aorta, more readily… | Read More

<p>Nikhil Das<sup>1</sup>; Robert Fischer, MD<sup>2</sup>; Sundeep Das, MD<sup>3</sup><br />
From the <sup>1</sup>University of Miami, Miami, Florida, <sup>2</sup>DePaul Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, and <sup>3</sup>St. Louis Heart &amp; Vascular, St. Louis, Missouri.<br />
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Based on observations from this case report, angiographically guided percutaneous treatment appears to be an effective alternative to open embolectomy in select cases of superior mesenteric artery embolism. | Read More