Volume 8 - Issue 7 - July 2011

Jason Q. Alexander, MD,<sup>1</sup> Mark X. Ciagne, MD,<sup>2</sup> James H. Kong, MD<sup>2</sup>

AbstractBackground. Thromboangitis obliterans (TAO or Buerger's Disease) is most commonly associated with tobacco exposure. A similar cannabis induced form of thromboangitis obliterans has been suggested in the literature. Unfortunately, most… | Read More

Mateen F. Abidi, MD,<sup>1</sup> Nicolai Mejevoi, MD,1 Marc Cohen, MD,<sup>1,2</sup> Bruce Brener, MD,<sup>1</sup> Najam Wasty, MD, FACC<sup>1</sup>
The authors also acknowledge Gail Baker, APN,<sup>1</sup> for her efforts and contributions to the research.

AbstractBackground. Carotid artery stenting (CAS) is evolving as a less invasive alternative to carotid endarterectomy (CEA) to treat patients with carotid artery stenosis at high surgical risk. However, little is known about the quality and safety… | Read More

Kalgi A. Modi, MD, FACC, Aman Mundi, MD, Pratap C. Reddy, MD

AbstractThe majority of interventional procedures require access via the femoral artery. A variety of closure devices have been developed to facilitate access site management and early ambulation. The StarClose™ Vascular Closure System (Abbott… | Read More

Tell us about the UC Davis Vascular Center’s interdisciplinary approach to treating peripheral vascular disease.The UC Davis Vascular Center provides total vascular care. Ours is a multidisciplinary center, integrating the services of all… | Read More