Volume 10 - Issue 2 - February 2013

<p>Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM&nbsp;<br />Editor-in-Chief&nbsp;<br />Endovascular Specialist&nbsp;<br />MedStar Union Memorial Hospital,&nbsp;Baltimore, Maryland</p>

Stroke is still a challenging complication of TEVAR that requires further study, as in the review article by Lyons et al in this issue. | Read More

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Harit Desai, DO, Luke Groben, DO, Nemalan Selvaraj, DO, and Jon C. George, MD<br /></span>From the Division of Interventional Cardiology &amp; Endovascular Medicine Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Browns Mills, New Jersey.</p>

The authors present a unique case of right subclavian artery stenosis resulting in a subclavian steal syndrome, managed with percutaneous stenting but complicated by stent recoil requiring the use of a manually crimped stent with increased radial… | Read More

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Onur Baser, MS, PhD,<sup>1</sup> Patrice Verpillat,<sup>2</sup> Sylvie Gabriel,<sup>2</sup> Li Wang<sup>3</sup><br /> </span><span class="s2">From</span><span class="s1"> </span><span class="s2"><sup>1</sup>STATinMED Research/The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, <sup>2</sup>Market Access and Pricing Strategy Department, Sanofi Groupe, Paris, France, and <sup>3</sup>STATinMED Research, Dallas, Texas, USA.</span></p>

This study aimed to assess annual prevalence and incidence of critical limb ischemia and associated outcomes in elderly persons in the United States. | Read More

<p>Vishesh Kumar, MD, David P. Slovut, MD, PhD<br />From Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, and Montefiore Medical Center, New York, New York.&nbsp;</p>

The authors review guidelines for prescribing antiplatelet agents, statins, and cilostazol in patients with peripheral artery disease and present a “report card” of healthcare provider compliance with these guidelines. | Read More

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Oliver T. A. Lyons, MBBS, BSc, MRCS,<sup>1</sup> Ashish S. Patel, MRCS, MBBS, PhD,<sup>1</sup> Rizwan Q. Attia, MBBS, BSc, MRCS,<sup>2</sup> Peter R. Taylor, MA, Mchir, FRCS<sup>1</sup></span><span class="s2"><br /> </span><span class="s3">From the <sup>1</sup>Vascular Unit and <sup>2</sup>Cardiothoracic Surgery, Kings Health Partners, St Thomas’ Hospital, London, United Kingdom.</span></p>

The cause of stroke following endovascular aortic interventions has been inadequately studied. The authors discuss indications for left subclavian revascularization prior to deliberate coverage in endovascular repair. | Read More

At the 2012 VEITHsymposium, Christopher Kwolek, MD, gave a presentation describing the use of the Vortex AngioVac Suction Cannula (AngioDynamics) for pulmonary emboli. Vascular Disease Management spoke with Dr. Kwolek about new developments for the… | Read More