Lawrence A. Garcia, MD
From St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Brighton, Massachusetts.
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 be…
Kira N. Long, MD; Ross Milner, MD
From the University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences, Chicago, Illinois.
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 a…
Jos C. van den Berg, MD
From the Ospedale Regionale di Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland.
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.
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 treatme…
Craig Walker, MD, Clinical Editor
Cardiovascular Institute of the South
Tulane Medical School
Lauren LeBano, Managing Editor, Vascular Disease Management
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