Volume 7 - Issue 7 - July 2010

Eleftherios S. Xenos, MD, Shane D. O’Keefe, MD, Daniel L. Davenport, MD

Abstract Background. Worse outcomes in transfused patients have been observed in various settings, but little is known about the significance of RBC transfusion in patients with peripheral arterial disease. We queried the NSQIP database to examine… | Read More

Nicholas J. Morrissey, MD

VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2010;7:E157–E157 In the current issue of Vascular Disease Management, the effects of blood transfusion on outcomes of lower-extremity revascularization are discussed in the paper by Eleftherios Xenos and colleagues.… | Read More

Daniel G. Clair, MD

VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2010;7:E158 The article by Xenos et al reinforces findings from a number of previous studies which have assessed the perioperative and postoperative outcomes in patients who have undergone transfusions following… | Read More

Oscar C. Munoz, MD, FACC, Ediberto Soto-Cora, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Kamran Ali, MD, FACC, Szymon L. Wiernek, MD, Barbara K. Wiernek, MS, R. Stefan Kiesz, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

Abstract In North America and Europe, over 27 million people suffer from peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Neglected PAD is a leading cause of disability among people aged 50 years and older. The resulting complications are a tremendous cost to… | Read More

An Interventional Radiology Laboratory’s Experience with the REEF HP PTA Balloon Catheter Tell us about your experience with the REEF HP PTA balloon catheter. I have had the opportunity to use the REEF HP PTA balloon catheter (Invatec, Inc.,… | Read More