Volume 12 - Issue 3 - March, 2015

<p>Craig Walker, MD,&nbsp;Clinical Editor</p>

Drug-eluting balloon therapy is poised to improve patency of interventional therapy of superficial femoral and popliteal arterial obstructions. | Read More

<p>Faiz D. Francis, DO; Gianvito Salerno, MD; Sabbah D. Butty, MD,&nbsp;From Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana.</p>

In this case, the authors present unassisted suction thrombectomy with percutaneously placed cannulae as an effective and safe method for the treatment of permanent IVC filter-related iliocaval thrombosis in cases refractory to catheter-directed… | Read More

<p>Tsuyoshi Isawa, MD<sup>1</sup>; Kenji Suzuki, MD<sup>1</sup>; Hideki Abe, MD<sup>2,&nbsp;</sup>From <sup>1</sup>Sendai Kousei Hospital, Sendai, Japan, and <sup>2</sup>Sanyudo Hospital, Yonezawa, Japan.</p>

The authors describe the case of an 82-year-old Japanese male with acute upper limb ischemia (AULI) secondary to acute axillary artery occlusion caused by a proximal humeral fracture. He was successfully treated with endovascular therapy. Unless… | Read More

<p>Interview by Jennifer Ford</p>

Jeffrey Lawson, MD, of Duke University, discusses engineering of an implantable blood vessel from donor vascular cells. The technology has received US Food and Drug Administration fast-track designation for approval, and clinical trials are under… | Read More

<p>Interview by Jennifer Ford</p>

Dr. Andrej Schmidt, MD, senior interventionalist at the University Clinic of Leipzig in Germany, discusses results from a single-center study using paclitaxel-coated drug-eluting balloons for infrapopliteal lesions.  | Read More