Interviews

Interview

New Technologies for Venous Therapy: An Interview With Seshadri Raju, MD

Jul 05, 2016

New technologies are forthcoming in venous disease, and there is a growing interest in venous therapy among operators previously focusing on only arterial disease. Venous disease specialist Seshadri Raju, MD, described the changes that need to occur… | Read More

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Bringing Science, Engineering, and Medicine Together to Build Devices: An Interview With Ghassan S. Kassab, PhD

Jul 05, 2016

Ghassan S. Kassab, PhD, an engineer who developed a sizing device for interventional procedures, champions collaboration among physicians, scientists, and engineers to create the most effective medical devices. | Read More

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Lessons From the Coronary Space for Peripheral Chronic Total Occlusion Therapy: An Interview With William Lombardi, MD

Jul 05, 2016

William Lombardi, MD, describes a treatment algorithm developed by himself and his colleagues to treat coronary chronic total occlusions and discusses how this algorithm could translate to peripheral vascular therapy. | Read More

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An Update on the RESCUE In-stent Restenosis Trial With Dheeraj Rajan, MD

May 22, 2016

Dheeraj K. Rajan, MD, FRCPC, FSIR, discusses 12- and 24-month follow-up data from the Fluency Plus Endovascular Stent Graft for In-stent Restenosis (RESCUE) study. | Read More

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Inferior Vena Cava Filters in Children: An Interview With Michael J. Temple, MD

May 22, 2016

Michael Temple, MD, discusses results from a multi-institutional study of inferior vena cava (IVC) filter use in children. The study’s goal was to determine success rates, complications, and outcomes as well as usage patterns for IVC filters in… | Read More

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The Least Invasive Fast-Track EVAR (LIFE) Registry: An Interview With Gavin P. Slethaug, MD

May 02, 2016

Site principal investigator Gavin P. Slethaug, MD, presented details of the registry at the 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Interventional Radiology.  | Read More

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Antiplatelet Therapy for Peripheral Artery Disease: An Interview With Larry Diaz-Sandoval, MD

Apr 11, 2016

Dr. Diaz discusses the status of peripheral arterial disease and critical limb ischemia as well as current standards of treatment, including initial intake, testing, and periprocedural protocols for endovascular procedures. | Read More

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First Patient Treated in Investigational Study of Valiant Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Stent Graft System: Interview With Patrick Kelly, MD

Mar 31, 2016

Patrick Kelly, MD, developed a customizable system for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm and performed the first procedure in an investigational study of the device. Vascular Disease Management spoke with Dr. Kelly about the procedure and the… | Read More

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Clinical Research and Practice in Venous Therapy: An Interview With Rick De Graaf, MD, PhD

Mar 01, 2016

Vascular Disease Management spoke with Rick De Graaf, MD, PhD, about the current state of venous therapy and the tools and education needed for interventionalists to begin providing venous therapy and to perform venous stenting. | Read More

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POD Packing Coil for Embolization of Peripheral Vessels and Aneurysms: Interview With Corey Teigen, MD

Mar 01, 2016

Vascular Disease Management asked Corey Teigen, MD, to discuss the technology of the new POD Packing Coil, an embolization packing coil designed for use in peripheral vessels and aneurysms in conjunction with the company’s Ruby and POD embolization… | Read More