Volume 13 - Issue 9 - September 2016

<p>Craig Walker, MD</p>


In-stent restenosis is a growing clinical challenge, and repeat interventions are costly and carry risks. There are new devices available that could, in combination with other therapies, reduce cost and improve results for in-stent restenosis… | Read More

<p>Jos C. van den Berg, MD&nbsp;<br />
From the Ospedale Regionale di Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland.</p>

This paper will provide a description of the biology of in-stent restenosis as well as an overview of the literature on the treatment of in-stent restenosis using various available techniques and the role of debulking. | Read More

<p>Kira N. Long, MD; Ross Milner, MD<br />
From the University of Chicago Medicine &amp; Biological Sciences, Chicago, Illinois.</p>

The chimney/snorkel technique is a practical alternative in emergent settings or as a salvage procedure when the renal arteries or superior mesenteric artery are covered. Although the technique is an off-label use of existing technology, it carries… | Read More

<p>Lawrence A. Garcia, MD<br />
From St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Brighton, Massachusetts.</p>

Fortunately, there has been a large increase in the scientific data to support many, if not all, of the devices approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and currently in use for lower-extremity revascularization in both the above- and… | Read More