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Volume 15 - Issue 7 - July 2018

July 2018 Issue 7 Volume 15

Editor's Corner
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2018;15(7):E60-E61
Peripheral lower extremity interventions have traditionally been performed from the contralateral groin approach. Later, other access sites were used. Antegrade access was used as it provided better support and better reach in the foot compared with…
Original Research
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2018;15(7):E62-E65
Frank Pomposelli, Jr, MD, Chair, Department of Surgery, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; Professor of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine; Albert K. Chin, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Cruzar Medsystems, Inc, San Carlos, California
Recanalization of femoropopliteal occlusive pathology in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) persists as a significant clinical issue in terms of persistent pain as well as the risk of ischemic limb loss. There are approximately 8.5 milli…
Case Report
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2018;15(7):E67-E71
Hui Liu, Ju He, Xiaofeng Li, Sen Yang Department of Vascular Surgery, Nankai University, Affiliated First Central Hospital, Tianjin, 300192, China
Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common manifestation of systemic atherosclerosis and is associated with significant long-term cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The prevalence of PAD has increased significantly over the past several decades…
Editorial
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2018;15(7):E66
Chronic total occlusions (CTOs) comprise a large percentage of lower extremity arterial interventions. Numerous methods are available for crossing where the expertise of the operator typically guides the approach. In my opinion, true lumen antegrade…
Interviews
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2018;15(7):E72-72
The results of a pilot study suggest that percutaneous CT-guided cryovagotomy is a safe and feasible procedure that may help patients with mild-to-moderate obesity lose weight. The procedure uses CT guidance and argon gas to freeze the posterior vaga…
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