Volume 14 - Issue 5 - May 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>

<p>Luke Kim, MD<sup>1</sup>; &nbsp;Dmitriy N. Feldman, MD<sup>1</sup>; &nbsp;Daniel McCormick, DO<sup>2</sup><br />
From <sup>1</sup>the Division of Cardiology/Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York; and <sup>2</sup>Division of Cardiology/Department of Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.</p>

There is a growing interest in assessing carotid artery plaque morphology and composition in order to identify patients with vulnerable plaque. With rapid advances in imaging technology, characterizing plaque with novel modalities may help to… | Read More

<p>Richard Heuser, MD<br />
From St. Luke’s Medical Hospital and Medical Center<br />
Phoenix, Arizona&nbsp;</p>

We present a case of a patient with impotence and internal iliac artery stenosis. | Read More

<p>Sheshagiri Rao Damera, DM<br />
Ramachandra Barik, MD<br />
<br />
Department of Cardiology, Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Telengana, India.</p>

Balloon angioplasty of a critically or completely occluded segment of the aorta in Takayasu’s arteritis is challenging because of extensive panarteritis and diffuse fibrosis. We report the case of a 38-year-old female with aortoarteritis. | Read More

<p>Brenda Silva<br />
From the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapies (ISET) Meeting, held February 4-8, 2017.</p>

A summary of the newest findings on critical limb ischemia from the 2017 International Symposium on Endovascular Therapies (ISET) Meeting. | Read More

<p>From the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapies (ISET) Meeting, held February 4-8, 2017.</p>

A summary of the research presented at the Amputation Prevention Symposium at the 2017 International Symposium on Endovascular Therapies (ISET) Meeting. | Read More

<p>Juan F. Granada, MD<br />
CRF-Skirball Center for Innovation, Cardiovascular Research Foundation,&nbsp;<br />
Columbia University Medical Center, New York.</p>

Local drug delivery is rapidly emerging as the first line of therapy for the interventional treatment of superficial femoral artery disease. Paclitaxel-eluting drug-coated balloons are emerging as a promising therapy. | Read More