Volume 11 - Issue 8 - August 2014

Craig Walker, MD

Dedicated crossing tools have been developed to help cross CTOs with the goal of true intraluminal crossing rather than subintimal crossing. It is reasoned that true luminal crossing may facilitate improved outcomes when atherectomy devices are… | Read More

Soundos K. Moualla, MD, FACC, FSCAI; Richard R. Heuser, MD, FACC, FACP, FESC, FSCAI
From Phoenix Heart Center, Phoenix, Arizona

The authors present a case of long left SFA chronic occlusion in a very high-risk operable candidate that was successfully recanalized utilizing the Ocelot and Wildcat CTO crossing devices (Avinger). | Read More

<p>Anahita Dua, MD<sup>1</sup>; Sapan S. Desai, MD<sup>2</sup> From <sup>1</sup>University of Texas-Houston, Center for Translational Injury Research, Houston, Texas, and <sup>2</sup>Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.</p>

This study aimed to determine the impact of an online, structured learning management system (LMS) on the learning of vascular surgical trainees by comparing qualifying examination performance with and without LMS utilization. | Read More

Interview by Jennifer Ford

At the 15th annual New Cardiovascular Horizons meeting in New Orleans, Dr. Mena presented information on below-the-knee endovascular solutions as well as laser therapy for in-stent restenosis. Vascular Disease Management spoke with Dr. Mena about… | Read More