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Volume 13 - Issue 10 - October 2016

October 2016 Issue 10 Volume 13

Case Report
Nikhil Das1; Robert Fischer, MD2; Sundeep Das, MD3 From the 1University of Miami, Miami, Florida, 2DePaul Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, and 3St. Louis Heart & Vascular, St. Louis, Missouri.  
Based on observations from this case report, angiographically guided percutaneous treatment appears to be an effective alternative to open embolectomy in select cases of superior mesenteric artery embolism.
Case Report
Safet Lekperic, MD; Derek Biederman, MD; Aaron Fischman, MD From the Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York.
The authors report on the usefulness of transradial access in embolization of a chest wall arteriovenous malformation with inferior coursing, intercostal “feeder” arteries forming obtuse angles with the descending thoracic aorta, more readily cannula…
Clinical Review
Silke Hopf-Jensen, MD; Maximilian Leissner,MD; Leonardo Marques, MD; Michael Preiss, MD; Stefan Müller-Hülsbeck, MD, PhD  From the Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, Diakonissenhospital, Flensburg, Germany.
The authors evaluate the performance and effectiveness of micromesh dual-layer technology as a new option for stent-protected angioplasty and to present it as part of the portfolio of carotid artery stents.
Editor's Corner
Craig Walker, MD From the Cardiovascular Institute of the South, Lafayette, Louisiana.  
Carotid stenting has been a source of debate in the United States cardiovascular community. This is not the case in many other countries, where carotid stenting is the most commonly utilized treatment of atherosclerotic carotid disease. New policies,…
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