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Volume 7 - Issue 11 - November 2010

November 2010 Issue 11 Volume 7

Expert Q&A
At the recently concluded 37th Annual VEITHsymposium™ in New York, Peter H. Lin, MD, Professor of Surgery and Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy at Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, Texas), reported his findings on a 46-patient study of ultrasound-accelerated catheter-directed thrombolysis to treat acute massive PE.
<br></br> <b><i>At the recently concluded 37th Annual VEITHsymposium™ in New York, Peter H. Lin, MD, Professor of Surgery and Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy at Baylor College of Medicine (Houston,…
Case Report
Tamas Szombathy, MD, Fahad Bitar, MD, John V. Wylie, MD
A rectus sheath hematoma is an uncommon condition and, to the best of our knowledge, no case has been reported in the literature as a complication of radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation. Along with review of the pathophysiology and anatomy…
Clinical Review
Saher S. Sabri, MD, Wael E.A. Saad, MD, Ulku C. Turba, MD, Auh W. Park, MD, John F. Angle, MD, Alan H. Matsumoto, MD
Venous thromboembolic disease remains the third most common cardiovascular disease and one of the leading causes of sudden death in the United States. The true incidence of pulmonary embolism (PE) is unknown, but based on historic projections, it is…
Original Contribution
E. Jane H. Turner, PhD, MRCS, Alexander Loh, FRCS, Adam Howard, FRCS
Few studies report the use of conservative management in the treatment of acute upper limb ischemia (AULI). A retrospective series is presented from a hospital where a conservative approach is used primarily. Methods. A retrospective analysis of pati…
Special Focus: CLI
Samir K. Shah, MD, Khanjan H. Baxi, MD, Daniel G. Clair, MD
Critical limb ischemia (CLI) is a common vascular pathology with profound medical and socioeconomic implications. Eight to ten million Americans are presently thought to suffer from peripheral arterial disease, with approximately 500–1,000 new cases…
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