Volume 6 - Issue 5 - Sept/Oct 2009

Frank J. Criado
Vascular Surgery and
Endovascular Intervention;
Union Memorial Hospital/
MedStar Health,
Baltimore, Maryland

Many of us have come to depend on (even demand) the kind of exquisite imaging depicted in Figure 1. Contemporary management of aortic diseases is changing dramatically as it goes through a revolution of sorts, propelled — in a large measure — by the… | Read More

Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM

Endovascular intervention has become the most common treatment modality for management of supra-aortic trunk (SAT) brachio-cephalic arterial occlusive disease.1–4 This is particularly so for patients presenting with stenosis (not total occlusion)… | Read More

Guido Bonomo, MD, Lorenzo Monfardini, MD, Paolo Della Vigna, MD, Gianluigi Orgera, MD, Vittorio Pedicini, MD, Franco Orsi, MD

Srihari S. Naidu, MD

Introduction The development of bare-metal stents (BMS) and optimal post-procedure antiplatelet therapy in the mid 1990s resulted in marked reductions in acute and subacute stent thrombosis, bleeding complications, negative remodeling, and acute… | Read More

author(s): 1Naren Gupta, MD, 2Ross Milner, MD Abstract A 32-year-old woman with symptoms of pelvic venous congestion presented with a computed tomography of her abdomen that showed proximal compression of the left renal vein between the superior… | Read More

Sibasankar Dalai, MD and Stalin Viswanathan, MD

Abstract We report a patient with recurrent deep vein thrombosis (DVT) for last 8 years. He maintained therapeutic level of international normalized ratio with oral anticoagulants and aspirin. However he continued to have recurrent massive DVT,… | Read More