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Volume 10 - Issue 8 - August 2013

August 2013 Issue 8 Volume 10

Interview by Jennifer Ford
Vascular Disease Management interviewed Hence Verhagen, MD, who presented data on a subset analysis of efficacy of the Endurant AAA Stent Graft System at the Charing Cross meeting in London.
Interview by Jennifer Ford
Vascular Disease Management spoke with Michael Murphy, MD, from the Indiana University Department of Surgery, about the MarrowStim therapy and details of the trial.
Editorial Commentary
Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM
EVAR continues to evolve, and moving forward the appeal of percutaneous EVAR, with availability of lower profile and highly flexible systems and the expanding capability to achieve successful endovascular repair of juxtarenal and pararenal aneurysms,…
Endovascular Techniques

John H. Rundback, MD, FAHA, FSVM, FSIR, Kevin Chaim Herman, MD

Retrograde recanalization via fluoroscopic or ultrasound-guided puncture of reconstituted pedal vessels may allow lesion traversal in difficult cases, allowing primary retrograde revascularization or rendezvous techniques with subsequent antegrade in…
Original Research

Alaa Mabrouk Salem Omar, MD, PhD1, Toshiro Shinke, MD, PhD1, Hiromasa Otake, MD, PhD1, Osama Rifaie, MD, FSCAI2, Mohammed Abdel-Rahman, MD2, Hazem Khorshid, MD2, Masayuki Nakagawa, MD1, Takumi Inoue, MD1, Hirotoshi Hariki, MD1, Junya Shite, MD, PhD1, Ken-ichi Hirata, MD, PhD1

The authors retrospectively studied 75 patients to determine if a history of peripheral arterial disease attenuates complications during primary percutaneous coronary intervention in patents with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
Case Files by Dr. George

Jon C. George, MD, Richard Kovach, MD

Although open surgical repair was previously the treatment of choice, endovascular aneurysm repair has recently become the preferred modality for abdominal aortic aneurysm when feasible.
Editor's Corner

Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM

A successful medical debate is one that both informs and entertains its viewers.
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