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Volume 14 - Issue 5 - May 2017

May 2017 Issue 5 Volume 14

Endovascular Techniques

Juan F. Granada, MD
CRF-Skirball Center for Innovation, Cardiovascular Research Foundation, 
Columbia University Medical Center, New York.

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.
Endovascular Techniques

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

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

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

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

Sheshagiri Rao Damera, DM
Ramachandra Barik, MD

Department of Cardiology, Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Telengana, India.

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.
Case Report

Richard Heuser, MD
From St. Luke’s Medical Hospital and Medical Center
Phoenix, Arizona 

We present a case of a patient with impotence and internal iliac artery stenosis.
Clinical Review

Luke Kim, MD1;  Dmitriy N. Feldman, MD1;  Daniel McCormick, DO2
From 1the Division of Cardiology/Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York; and 2Division of Cardiology/Department of Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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 underst…
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

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