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Volume 17, Issue 7 - July 2020

July 2020 Issue 7 Volume 17

Clinical Review
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2020;17(7):E142-E149.

Ludovica Ettorre, MD1; Giorgio Prouse, MD1; Luca Giovannacci, MD1; Jos C van den Berg, MD, PhD2

This article will discuss the importance of lesion preparation and will review the technique and the materials to reduce the complications following inflation and deflation of the balloon with special attention to dissection in the below-the-knee (BT…
Clinical Review
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2020;17(7):E150-E154

Miguel Gutierrez1, Sandra Vicente1, Fernando Criado1, Jesús Alfayate1, Myriam Perera1, Susana Cancer1, Juan Pedro Sánchez2, Luis de Benito1

Ascension Providence, Providence Park Hospital, Southfield MI

The establishment of a guide for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetic foot (DF) and CLI is essential to address its management in the most cost-effective way. Between the appearance of an ulcer and the amputation of the limb, there sh…
Original Research
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2020;17(7):E137-E141

Ruben Porudominsky, MD1; Francisco Ujueta, MD, MS1; Ivan A Arenas, MD, PhD2; Gervasio A Lamas, MD1,2

1Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida

2Columbia University Division of Cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) affects approximately 8.5 million Americans over the age of 40 years and 202 million people worldwide.1 Patients with diabetes and PAD represent a high-risk subgroup with worse clinical outcomes.2,3 PAD may lead to cri…
Case Series
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2020;17(7):E131-E136

Michael Brown, DPM; Guy Pupp DPM, FACFAS

Ascension Providence, Providence Park Hospital, Southfield MI

Critical limb ischemia (CLI) is the end stage of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and occurs in 1-3% of PAD patients. Patients commonly present with life changing symptoms such as severe rest pain, ulcers, or gangrenous changes and reduced quality o…
Editor's Corner
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2020;17(7):E130

Craig Walker, MD, FACC, FACP

Clinical Editor of VDM; 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

Hello and welcome to the July 2020 edition of Vascular Disease Management. This issue has many articles of great clinical importance worthy of commentary. I have chosen to comment on “Clinical Pearls for Management of Postoperative Deep Vein Arterial…
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