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Volume 10 - Issue 1 - January 2013

January 2013 Issue 1 Volume 10

Editor's Corner

Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM
Endovascular Specialist
MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland

IVC filtration for prevention of pulmonary embolism has been in use for decades, but medical advice about this important area of vascular medicine continues to change.
Case Files by Dr. George

Eric Rosen, DO, Lucas Groben, DO, Jon C. George, MD
From the Division of Interventional Cardiology & Endovascular Medicine, Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Browns Mills, New Jersey. 

The authors present a case involving percutaneous revascularization of the pedal arch of the foot for gangrenous toes with associated osteomyelitis.
Clinical Review

Vinu Moses, MD, Shyamkumar Nidugala Keshava, DNB, FRCR, FRANZCR, George Koshy Chiramel, MD, Suraj Mammen, MD, Surendrababu R.S. Narayanam, DMRD, DNB
From Christian Medical College Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. 

This retrospective study included all cases of aneurysms involving the splanchic arteries referred to one hospital department for endovascular treatment over a period of more than 10 years.
Case Report

Rajesh V. Swaminathan, MD, Luke K. Kim, MD, Konstantinos N. Charitakis, MD, Dmitriy N. Feldman, MD
From the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York. 

The authors describe a case in which antegrade wiring and intervention of the left subclavian artery stenosis was not feasible.
Editorial Commentary

Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM, Sira Duson, MD
From MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. 

In light of the growing use of parallel grafts, the authors present the history and evolution of and present a new classification system for parallel grafts.
Interview by Jennifer Ford
Gary M. Ansel, MD, discusses the recent FDA approval of the Zilver PTX drug-eluting stent for the treatment of peripheral artery disease.
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