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Volume 14 - Issue 3 - March 2017

March 2017 Issue 3 Volume 14

Case Report

Jon George, MD;  Deepakraj Gajanana;  Sean Janzer;  Vincent Figueredo;  Dennis Morris
From the Einstein Heart and Vascular Institute, Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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.
Case Report

Peter A. Soukas, MD

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

Interview by Jen Ford

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

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 contempora…
Editorial Commentary

Vinay Kumar, MD1 and Craig Walker, MD2
From 1Endovascular Options, Dallas, Texas and 2Cardiovascular Institute of the South, Lafayette, Lousiana

Information about medical records, patient demographics, and Social Security numbers is extremely valuable. Electronic medical record systems are particularly vulnerable to cyber-attacks.
Editor's Corner

Craig Walker, MD
Clinical Editor
Interventional Cardiologist 
Founder, President, and Medical Director
Cardiovascular Institute of the South
Clinical Professor of Medicine 
Tulane University School of Medicine
Louisiana State University School of Medicine

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