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Volume 13 - Issue 6 - June 2016

June 2016 Issue 6 Volume 13


Interview by Jennifer Ford


Dheeraj K. Rajan, MD, FRCPC, FSIR, discusses 12- and 24-month follow-up data from the Fluency Plus Endovascular Stent Graft for In-stent Restenosis (RESCUE) study.

Interview by Jennifer Ford


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…
Case Report

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.
Clinical Review

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. 
Editor's Corner

Craig Walker, MD

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.
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