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Volume 14 - Issue 7 - July 2017

July 2017 Issue 7 Volume 14

Case Files with Dr. George
Jon C. George, MD
Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
This case demonstrates the successful recanalization of a calcified SFA-CTO in a patient with chronic kidney disease using no contrast and minimal fluoroscopy via imaging-guided catheters.
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
Dr Walker welcomes our new Managing Editor and shares exciting information about the VDM’s recent affiliation with ISET.
Endovascular Techniques
Vascular Disease Management. 2017;14(8):e164-e165.

Brenda Silva

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

A research round-up of the latest data and developments for treating critical limb ischemia showing clinical results worthy of consideration as potential therapies for advanced peripheral artery disease patients.
ISET Spotlight
Vascular Disease Management. 2017;14(8):e168-e169.

Maureen Kohi, MD

From the Vascular and Interventional Radiology Division, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, the University of California, San Francisco.

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

Gender-related differences are present in the development and presentation of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). This article advocates for designing PAD clinical trials with equal sample sizes of men and women to evaluate for such gender-related dif…
ISET Spotlight
Vascular Disease Management. 2017;14(8):e166-e167.

Alik Farber, MD

From the Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts.

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

The BEST-CLI trial is a timely and critically needed trial that will significantly impact clinical practice by defining an evidence-based standard of care for patients with critical limb ischemia.
Case Report

Atul Singla, MD1;  Michael Foster2;  William L. Bennett, MD, PhD1;  Erben Young, MD3;  Robert Attaran, MD1;  Carlos Mena-Hurtado, MD1

This paper discusses a novel treatment of superior vena cava syndrome whereby the operator may preserve the existing central venous catheter, circumventing the need for two invasive procedures.
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