Volume 10 - Issue 7 - July 2013

Marjan Mujib, MD, MPH, Francisco Alcocer, MD, Marc Passman, MD, Thomas C. Matthews, MD, and William D. Jordan, MD
From the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

A retrospective study was performed in 1,005 patients who underwent endovascular aneurysm repair and in 903 patients who underwent open aneurysm repair between 1985 and 2009. Results showed that endovascular aneurysm repair is associated with a… | Read More

Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM

The Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy versus Stenting Trial (CREST) substudy investigators reported in May that the risk of restenosis was reduced by 64% with balloon angioplasty after stent deployment as opposed to angioplasty before stent… | Read More

Jonathan Nachtigall, DO, Eric Rosen, DO, and Jon C. George, MD

Angiography for a 67-year-old female with history of prior cerebrovascular accidents and lower extremity claudication symptoms revealed a common ostium of bilateral common carotid arteries with a separate distal common origin of bilateral subclavian… | Read More

<p>Richard J. Markiewicz, MD<sup>1</sup>, Rajesh Dave, MD, FACC, FSCAI<sup>2</sup>, Shawn Colby, RN<sup>1</sup> From the <sup>1</sup>DeBakey Heart Institute, Hays Medical Center, Hays, Kansas; <sup>2</sup>Capital Cardiovascular Associates, Holy Spirit Cardiovascular Institute, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania</p>

A 75-year-old patient who presented with acute left upper limb ischemia with rest pain, pallor, and partial paralysis was successfully treated with with a combined approach consisting of an embolic protection device, intralesion delivery of tissue… | Read More

Interview by Jennifer Ford

Vascular Disease Management spoke with Michel Makaroun, MD, principal investigator for the Endurant Stent Graft System US Clinical Study, about the FDA approval of the Endurant II Aorto-Uni-Iliac (AUI) Stent Graft System. | Read More