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Volume 18, Issue 4 - April 2021

April 2021 Issue 4 Volume 18

Case Report
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2021;18(4):E61-E65

Erik E. Sánchez, MD1; Carlos A. Areán Martínez, MD2; Alfonso M. Ortiz, MD3

Hospital “General Dr. Miguel Silva”, Morelia, Michoacán

1Internal Medicine 

2Interventional Cardiology Department 

3Diagnostic Imaging Department

Case Report A 50-year-old man with a medical history of active smoking and diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus was admitted to the emergency medicine department complaining of sudden acute chest and left groin pain lasting 1 hour.  His vital sig…
Clinical Review
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2021;18(4):E56-E60

Daniel Rubin, DO1; Brad Money, BS2; Omosalewa Adenikinju, MD1; Robert E. Beasley, MD1; Adam Zybulewski, MD1; Brandon Olivieri, MD, RPVI1

1Department of Vascular and Interventional Radiology; 

Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida

2Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine;

Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fibroids, also known as leiomyomas, are the most common benign tumor in women of reproductive age, and the most common pelvic tumor overall in women.1,2 They arise from smooth muscle cells and fibroblasts in the myometrium, and have a very small risk…
Case Report
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2021;18(4):E52-E55

Yuki Matsumoto, MD1; Keiko Tsuji, MD2; Takuya Osaki, MD1; Shigeto Tsuji, MD3, Junichi Tsuboi, MD3; Hajime Kin, MD3; Yoshihiro Morino, MD2

1Division of Cardiology, Iwate Prefectural Kuji Hospital, Kuji, Iwate, Japan 

2Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University, Morioka, Iwate, Japan

3Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Iwate Medical University, Morioka, Iwate, Japan 

This patient was a 67-year-old woman who had been caught in a cultivator and had her right leg amputated in the 1980s. She had no medical history of congestive heart failure or shortness of breath. She was administered direct oral coagulant, a β-bloc…
Editor's Corner
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2021;18(4):E50-E51

Craig Walker, MD, FACC, FACP

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

Hello and welcome to the April 2021 edition of Vascular Disease Management. This month I have chosen to comment on Dr. Daniel Rubin and colleagues’ article “Uterine Fibroid Embolization: A Review for Endovascular Trainees”.
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