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Volume 14 - Issue 8 - August 2017

August 2017 Issue 8 Volume 14

ISET Spotlight
Vascular Disease Management. 2017;14(8):e196-e197.

Bret N. Wiechmann, MD, FSIR
Vascular & Interventional Physicians, Gainesville, Florida.

Tibio-pedal artery access is being used with increasing frequency as alternative access to facilitate procedural success in lower-extremity arterial intervention.
New Device Trials
Vascular Disease Management. 2017;14(8):e192-e194.

Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck, MD, PhD
Medical Director, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology/Neuroradiology , Ev. Luth. Diakonissenanstalt Flensburg, Flensburg, Germany; University of Kiel - Faculty of Medicine, Kiel, Germany.

A clinical case update on the IMPERIAL trial, which is evaluating the Eluvia Drug-Eluting Vascular Stent System for long SFA and/or proximal popliteal artery (PPA) lesions.
New Device Trials
Vascular Disease Management. 2017;14(8):e189-e191.

Michel M.P.J. Reijnen, MD, PhD
Vascular Surgeon, Rijnstate Hospital, Arnhem, The Netherlands.

A clinical case update on the SUPERB trial, which was designed to prove the concept of endoluminal bypass with the heparin-bonded Gore Viabahn self-expanding endoprosthesis.
Abstracts
Vascular Disease Management. 2017;14(8):e178-e188.
A round-up of scientific abstracts presented at the AMP Symposium on August 9-12th in Chicago, Illinois.
Case Report
Vascular Disease Management. 2017;14(8):e174-e177.

Jaafer A. Golzar, MD

This case demonstrates the successful recanalization of a complex superficial femoral artery ISR chronic total occlusion utilizing the Pantheris catheter.
Original Research
Vascular Disease Management. 2017;14(8):e171-e173.

Arun Nagabandi, MBBS;  Supawat Ratanapo, MD;  Loren Garrison Morgan, MD;  Deepak Kapoor, MD

We investigate whether vascular closure devices selected for characteristics optimal for venous closure can deliver a safe and effective way to achieve rapid hemostasis.
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 discusses Nagabandi et al’s article on the utilization of the Vascade arterial vascular closure device to close femoral vein access sites following interventional venous procedures.
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