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Original Research
June 09, 2020

Continuous advances in endovascular techniques and equipment have increased the therapeutic options for patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI). The treatment of such patients is no longer limited by the TASC II guidelines.1

Original Research
May 15, 2020
Herein, we have reported two cases at high risk for surgical CFE treated respectively with directional atherectomy and intravascular lithotripsy, with good clinical success both in short- and long-term follow-up.
Original Research
April 22, 2020
To identify the best therapeutic approach in acute massive pulmonary embolism, we reviewed the literature in order to compare 3 interventional options in a meta-analysis, reviewing 30-day mortality and significant bleeding.
Original Research
March 12, 2020
CLI patients with no cardiac history undergoing limb salvage surgery have a high prevalence of asymptomatic ischemia-producing coronary stenosis which may put them at increased risk, and pre-operative diagnosis with FFRCT may increase focus on peri…
Original Research
March 09, 2020
Golamari and colleagues assessed the applicability of catheter-directed thrombolysis in submassive pulmonary embolism in a community hospital setting. 
Original Research
March 06, 2020
Aorto-enteric fistula (AEF) is defined as a communication between the aorta and the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. AEF is either primary or secondary.1 Primary AEF is a communication between the aorta and the GI tract due to one of a long list of…
Original Research
December 03, 2019
Nurgroho and colleagues describe how home-based exercise training improved VEGF level and ABI in patients with PAD.
Original Research
November 04, 2019
Estes and colleagues report a single-center observational experience in patients presenting with acute limb ischemia and undergoing APT.
Original Research
May 15, 2019

Left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) is currently accepted in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) and a formal contraindication to oral anticoagulation (OAC) but it might also be considered for those at high risk of bleeding…

Original Research
May 15, 2019

The number of percutaneous cardiac interventions for structural heart diseases is increasing, and these interventions concern a growing population. Among these procedures, left atrial appendage (LAA) closure is recommended by the European…

Original Research
February 22, 2019
In this study, researchers evaluated the efficacy and safety of initial dual antegrade and retrograde access approach compared with single antegrade or retrograde approach for crossing any level of CTO.
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