Researchers report one of the first successful cases of a hybrid surgical and interventional approach to treat middle aortic syndrome in a 22-month-old infant, using re-expandable stents to avoid the need for further interventions.
The technique of using a centering catheter, ablative catheter, and thrombolytic catheter allowed for efficient treatment of a difficult chronic total occlusion. This is a technique that could be utilized in other circumstances of aggressive in-…
Shammas presents a case that illustrates the importance of IVUS in characterizing dissections and brings forward the question of whether IVUS should be used as the primary modality to identify and repair dissections.
Alhazmi and colleagues describe a patient presenting with diminished distal flow in all 3 below-the-knee vessels, despite successful recanalization and patency of the upstream SFA, and absence of significant residual stenosis.