Michael Temple, MD, discusses results from a multi-institutional study of inferior vena cava (IVC) filter use in children. The study’s goal was to determine success rates, complications, and outcomes as well as usage patterns for IVC filters in child…
Darren Ramoutar, DO; Vincent Varghese, DO; Jon C. George, MD
From Interventional Cardiology and Endovascular Medicine, Deborah Heart and Lung Center,
Browns Mills, New Jersey.
The authors present a case of critical limb ischemia with nonhealing ulceration that was successfully treated with hybrid atherectomy and constrained-balloon angioplasty with excellent angiographic result and short-term follow-up.
Nicolas W. Shammas, MD, EJD, MS, FACC, FASCI, FICA, FSVM
From the Midwest Cardiovascular Research Foundation and Cardiovascular Medicine, PC, Davenport, Iowa
This manuscript evaluates current data on endovascular therapy for complex infrainguinal peripheral arterial disease and proposes an algorithm-based guideline to address the management of various lesion morphologies.
A standard does not yet exist for complex disease in the peripheral arteries. Interventionalists rely on small sets of data and personal experience to provide care, and the solution for this problem is still unclear.
Craig Walker, MD, Clinical Editor
Cardiovascular Institute of the South
Tulane Medical School
Lauren LeBano, Managing Editor, Vascular Disease Management
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