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Volume 15 - Issue 12 - December 2018

December 2018 Issue 12 Volume 15

Case Report
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2018;15(12):E144-E145
Rajkamal Vishnu, MCh; Guruprasad Rai, MCh; Ganesh Sevagur Kamath, MCh The Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Karnataka, India
Computed tomographic angiography has become a helpful tool for identifying potential complications of bypass grafting and for planning further therapy in a quick and non-invasive manner, according to physicians from Kasturba Hospital in Karnataka, In…
Interviews
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2018;15(12):E146
In this interview, Dr. Schermerhorn discusses the results of the TCAR (Trans-Carotid Artery Revascularization) trial, which compared TCAR with CEA in patients with carotid stenosis.
Case Report
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2018;15(12):E137-E139
Nicolas W. Shammas, MD; W. John Shammas, BS; Ehrin J. Armstrong, MD; Qais Radaideh, MD; Gail A. Shammas, BS, RN Midwest Cardiovascular Research Foundation, Davenport, Iowa
In a case of severe stenosis of the tibioperoneal trunk treated under angiographic and intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) guidance, angiography underestimated true vessel size and was unable to identify the presence of dissections versus IVUS.
Editorial
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2018;15(12):E140-E143
Raymond Dattilo, MD Flint Hills Heart, Vascular and Vein Clinic, Manhattan, Kansas
According to Raymond Dattilo, MD, thrombolysis with mechanical thrombectomy can be performed with retrograde distal balloon occlusion without the risk of distal embolization or other complications in patients with thrombotic superficial femoral arter…
Editor's Corner
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2018;15(12):E136
Craig Walker, MD, opens the December issue of VDM by discussing the benefits of intravascular ultrasound imaging versus only quantitative angiography of the tibioperoneal artery.
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