Volume 14 - Issue 3 - March 2017

<p>Craig Walker, MD<br />
Clinical Editor<br />
Interventional Cardiologist&nbsp;<br />
Founder, President, and&nbsp;Medical Director<br />
Cardiovascular Institute of the South<br />
Clinical Professor of Medicine&nbsp;<br />
Tulane University School of Medicine<br />
Louisiana State University School&nbsp;of Medicine</p>

Cyber-security is of great importance to all physicians, health-care providers, and patients, particularly in this era of mandated electronic medical records. | Read More

<p>Vinay Kumar, MD<sup>1</sup> and Craig Walker, MD<sup>2</sup><br />
From <sup>1</sup>Endovascular Options, Dallas, Texas and <sup>2</sup>Cardiovascular Institute of the South, Lafayette, Lousiana</p>

Information about medical records, patient demographics, and Social Security numbers is extremely valuable. Electronic medical record systems are particularly vulnerable to cyber-attacks. | Read More

Jihad A Mustapha, MD1;  Fadi Saab, MD1;  Larry J Diaz-Sandoval, MD1;  Robert Beasley, MD2
Theresa N. McGoff, BA, BSN, RN1;  Sara Finton, BSN, RN1;  Carmen Heaney, BSN, RN1;  George Adams, MD3
From 1Metro Health Hospital Wyoming, Michigan; 2Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami, Florida; 
and 3University of North Carolina REX Healthcare

Subjects with critical limb ischemia (CLI) have high 1-year amputation and mortality rates.The clinical profile and outcomes of CLI subjects were characterized using the PRIME registry and compared with previous literature to highlight the… | Read More

<p><strong>Interview by Jen Ford</strong></p>

VDM spoke with George Adams, MD, MHS, at the 43rd Annual VEITH Symposium regarding the ongoing DANCE and LIMBO trials. | Read More

<p>Peter A. Soukas, MD</p>

The author presents a case report of transradial carotid artery stenting (CAS), reviews the data, and offers a suggested CAS access algorithm. | Read More

<p>Jon George, MD; &nbsp;Deepakraj Gajanana; &nbsp;Sean Janzer; &nbsp;Vincent Figueredo; &nbsp;Dennis Morris<br />
From the Einstein Heart and Vascular Institute, Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania</p>

Post-thrombotic syndrome is a complication that may follow deep vein thrombosis, and is associated with significant morbidity. There is growing interest in endovascular techniques to treat this complication. We present a related case. | Read More