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Volume 15 - Issue 4 - April 2018

April 2018 Issue 4 Volume 15

ISET Spotlight
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2018;15(4):E30-E31
Thomas Zeller, MD, PhD Universitaets-Herzzentrum Freiburg Bad Krozingen, Germany Thomas Zeller, MD, PhD, spoke about Lithoplasty on Tuesday, February 6 at the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy
Recent data have confirmed that an endovascular-first approach using drug-eluting technologies or endoprostheses is at least non-inferior to bypass surgery even in longer lesions. However, the major drawback of balloon angioplasty, and even of stent …
Case Report
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2018;15(4):E27-E29
Noah J. Jones, MD Mount Carmel Health System, Columbus, Ohio
Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a major cause of mortality in the United States, with 100,000 to 180,000 deaths attributed to PE annually, according to the US Surgeon General.1 Most patients (70%) who present with acute PE are deemed low risk because they…
Abstracts
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2018;15(4):E32-E36
Abstract 1: Peripheral Aneurysm Coiling Using Large-Volume RubyTM Coils: Results from the Multicenter Aneurysm Coiling Efficiency Trial F Arko III, P. Patel, B. Baxter, D. Moskovitz, H. Moyle, R. Hagino, R. Klucznik, D. Heck, P. Gailloud
Editor's Corner
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2018;15(4):E26
Craig Walker, MD
Craig Walker, MD, discusses the use of acoustic pulsed thrombolysis (APT) and the EKOS device in the treatment of acute life-threatening pulmonary embolization.
ISET Spotlight
The recent publication of the landmark ATTRACT trial has offered important data on the treatment of acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Anthony Comerota, MD, is one of the authors of the paper, and he joined us to explain the findings of the trial and…
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