Volume 9 - Issue 5 - May 2012

<p>Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM<br />Editor-in-Chief<br />Endovascular Specialist<br />MedStar Union Memorial Hospital <br />Baltimore, Maryland <br />frank.criado@medstar.net</p>

Vascular Disease Management originated as a natural response to the rapid evolution in vascular therapies at the turn of the century. It began as a bimonthly print journal with the first issue in September/October 2004. By January 2010, it evolved… | Read More

<p>Jon C. George, MD</p>

ABSTRACT: A 91-year-old male with history of peripheral vascular disease and existing stent in the common femoral artery presented with contralateral critical limb ischemia. Our case demonstrates the successful closure of a femoral access site… | Read More

<p>Pamela M. Zimmerman, MD, Alexandre d’Audiffret, MD, Lakshmikumar Pillai, MD</p>

ABSTRACT: Purpose. Two cases of exsanguinating cervical hemorrhage with sudden airway compromise secondary to recurrent tumor erosion into the left common carotid artery treated expeditiously (<30 minutes) with covered stent placement are… | Read More

<p>Richard C. Webb, MD,<sup>1</sup> Alicia M. Williams, MD,<sup>1</sup> Ryan M. Walk, MD,<sup>1</sup> Alan A. Strawn, MD,<sup>1</sup> Dipankar Mukherjee, MD<sup>2</sup></p>

ABSTRACT: Background. Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms have a high mortality rate with only 50% of patients surviving to presentation at the emergency department.1 Of those who present, approximately one-third will demonstrate the classically… | Read More

<p>Interview by Amanda Wright</p>

Q: What are you doing that is not the typical treatment for asymptomatic carotid stenosis?A:  I am advocating medical (non-invasive) intervention alone to reduce the risk of stroke associated with asymptomatic carotid stenosis (of any severity).… | Read More