Editor's Corner

Dr. Walker discusses this month’s article by Gupta, et al. and comments on the potential merit of a gel foam technique for treating patients with dangerous bleeds secondary to invasive procedures. | Read More

This month, Dr Walker comments on the work of Sultan and colleagues who have submitted an article on the Streamliner Multilayer Flow Modulator (SMFM) for the treatment of thoracoabdominal and visceral aneurysmal diseases. This article outlines an… | Read More

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

There is great debate about whether drug-eluting stent or drug-eluting balloon therapy should be utilized to treat symptomatic peripheral arterial disease. | Read More

Clinicians clearly need objective tests that can better determine who should have intervention and to determine the subsequent adequacy of intervention or surgery. | Read More

Dr. Walker discusses an article from the December issue of Vascular Disease Management, in which Mengal et al present a case for which they utilized an endovascular approach to treat a symptomatic left subclavian artery aneurysm in a 25-year-old… | Read More

The discrepancy between patency and limb salvage for patients with the most severe peripheral arterial disease has been the source of much debate. It is possible, however, that the discrepancy is not as wide as previously thought. | Read More

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

In-stent restenosis is a growing clinical challenge, and repeat interventions are costly and carry risks. There are new devices available that could, in combination with other therapies, reduce cost and improve results for in-stent restenosis… | Read More