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Volume 15 - Issue 8 - August 2018

August 2018 Issue 8 Volume 15

Editor's Corner
Craig Walker, MD, provides his comments on a case report of a patient with critical limb ischemia who was treated with popliteal artery access for a totally occluded right common and external iliac artery as well as a totally occluded right common fe…
ISET Spotlight
Jihad Mustapha, MD, explains how percutaneous femoropopliteal bypass, a relatively new intervention, may be a potential solution for meeting unmet needs in patients with peripheral artery disease.
Case Report
Ali A. Youssef, MD1,2 Sayed M. Abdou, MD1,3 1. Saud Al Babtain Cardiac Center, Dammam, Saudi Arabia 2. Suez Canal University Hospital, Ismailia, Egypt 3. National Heart Institute, Cairo, Egypt
This case demonstrates the steps of sealing a flow limiting, iatrogenic CFA dissection during primary percutaneous coronary intervention, including a novel balloon angioplasty technique.
Abstracts
A round-up of scientific abstracts presented at the AMP Symposium on August 8-11, 2018, in Chicago, Illinois.
Commentary
In a commentary video, Dr. Craig Walker comments on the use of popliteal artery access for occluded arteries in a patient with critical limb ischemia.
Interviews
Rachel Piechowiak, DO, discusses the implications of a US clinical trial which investigated the use of geniculate artery embolization for decreasing inflammation and pain in osteoarthritis-related knee pain by blocking abnormal blood vessels in the k…
Case Report
Ramachandra Barik, MD, DNB Debasish Das, DM Smarak Ranjan Rout, MD D. Sitharam, CVT Manas Ranjan Barik, CVT All India Institute of Medical Sciences Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Ramachandra Barik, MD, DNB, reports on a case of a patient with peripheral angioplasty and chronic total occlusion of the right femoropopliteal with total occlusion of contralateral side of the common femoral artery.
ISET Spotlight
In this Q&A, Donghoon Choi, MD, PhD, comments on data from the Korean Vascular Intervention Society Endovascular Therapy in Lower Limb Artery Diseases (K-VIS ELLA) Registry.
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