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Volume 13 - Issue 5 - May 2016

May 2016 Issue 5 Volume 13

Interviews
Interview by Jennifer Ford
Site principal investigator Gavin P. Slethaug, MD, presented details of the registry at the 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Interventional Radiology. 
Original Research
Julio Sanguily III, MD1; Brad J. Martinsen2; Zsuzsanna Igyarto2; Maikhoi Tuong Pham, DPM1 From 1Martin Health Systems, Stuart, Florida, and 2Cardiovascular Systems Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota. 
This retrospective analysis demonstrates that the implementation of a comprehensive limb salvage program can lead to increased angiographic assessment and endovascular treatment of high-risk CLI patients, preventing unnecessary major amputations with…
New Technique
Angela Echeverria, MD, PharmD1; Zvonimir Krajcer, MD2 From the 1Baylor College of Medicine, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Houston, Texas, and 2 The Division of Cardiology of the Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas. 
The authors describe a fast-track PEVAR protocol that has allowed for reduction in morbidity, procedure time, length of hospital stay, hospital cost, and time needed for patients to return to normal daily activities. 
Editor's Corner
Craig Walker, MD
Dr. Walker introduces the May issue of Vascular Disease Management with a discussion of dedicated programs that centralize therapy for critical limb ischemia with the goal of complete care coordination and amputation prevention. 
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