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Volume 12 - Issue 8 - August, 2015

August 2015 Issue 8 Volume 12

Case Files with Dr. George

Jon C. George, MD; Vincent Varghese, DO, From the Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Browns Mills, New Jersey. 

The authors present a case of pseudodissection seen angiographically post CTO crossing, which was accurately assessed as eccentric plaque using OCT imaging and treated using an OCT-guided directional atherectomy device, preventing bail-out stenting. …
Clinical Review

George Galyfos, MD, PhD; Grigorios Voulalas, MD, PhD; Ioannis Stamatatos, MD, MSc; Stavros Kerasidis, MD, MSc; Ioannis Stefanidis, MD, MSc; Sotirios Giannakakis, MD, PhD; Georgios Kastrisios, MD;
Georgios Geropapas, MD, MSc; Gerasimos Papacharalampous, MD; Chrisostomos Maltezos, MD, PhD, From the Department of Vascular Surgery, KAT General Hospital, Athens, Greece.

This review aims to collect and present all available research data on the development and progress of small abdominal aortic aneurysms. Furthermore, the results of major randomized trials on proper treatment of such patients are discussed, and concl…
Case Report and Review

Fatemeh Malekpour, MD1; Ricardo Castillo, MD
From 1Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, New York, and 2Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York. 


The use of vascular closure devices has grown, and it has been associated with complications.The authors present a case of a patient with suture-based VCD-related infection following diagnostic coronary angiography and discuss treatment options. 
Editor's Corner

Craig Walker, MD

Optical coherence tomography guidance may allow physicians to see the tissue to be removed or spared.
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