Volume 9 - Issue 2 - February 2012

<p>Madjid Chinikar, MD and Samira Arami, MD</p>

AbstractCarotid artery stenting (CAS) is the treatment of choice in high-risk patients with extracranial carotid occlusive disease.1 Bradycardia and hypotension are well-recognized complications of this procedure and are often transient and self-… | Read More

<p>Sean P. Lyden, MD</p>

AbstractAortoiliac stenting is the treatment of choice for aortoiliac occlusive disease. After reviewing treatment techniques, research shows that outcomes are similar for balloon expandable and self-expanding stents. Covered stents are now being… | Read More

<p>Troy Trayer, DO and Jon C. George, MD</p>

A patient presented for coronary angiography and followed by ad hoc percutaneous coronary intervention.  Upon completion of the procedure, angiogram of the left common femoral artery revealed minimal disease, and an Angioseal vascular closure device… | Read More

<p>Interview by Amanda Wright</p>

Why did you first think that a permanent bioconvertible IVC filter was the answer for patients with pulmonary embolism?Vena caval filters came about in the early 1970s to prevent pulmonary embolisms. In the 1990s, they developed retrievable filters… | Read More