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Volume 16- Issue 8 - August 2019

August 2019 Issue 8 Volume 16

Abstracts
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2019;16(8):E109-E116
Abstracts from the the Amputation Prevention Symposium, August 14–17, 2019, Chicago, Illinois.
Case Report
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2019;16(8):E103-E106
Gabriel T. Brandner, BS,1 and George L. Adams, MD, MBA, MHS, FACC, SCAI2   1Duke University of Durham, North Carolina 2UNC Rex Hospital of Raleigh, North Carolina
Brandner and Adams discuss a case that highlights the use of Tack implants to address two grade D dissections of the mid-right superficial femoral artery (SFA) following balloon angioplasty.  
Case Report
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2019;16(8):E107-E108
Nicolas W. Shammas, MD, MS; W. John Shammas, BA The Midwest Cardiovascular Research Foundation, Davenport, Iowa
Shammas presents a case that illustrates the importance of IVUS in characterizing dissections and brings forward the question of whether IVUS should be used as the primary modality to identify and repair dissections.
Case Report
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2019;16(8):E100-E102.
Luai Alhazmi, MD1; Muhammad Asif Mangi, MD1; Mohammed Alyosif, MD2; Ehab Eltahawy, MD1  1Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio 2Department of Internal Medicine, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio
Alhazmi and colleagues describe a patient presenting with diminished distal flow in all 3 below-the-knee vessels, despite successful recanalization and patency of the upstream SFA, and absence of significant residual stenosis.
Editor's Corner
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2019;16(8):E99
Craig Walker, MD, FACC, FACP
Dr Walker comments on Dr Luai Alhazmi and colleagues’ case report on “No Reflow in Below-the-Knee Vessels After Percutaneous Revascularization of the Superficial Femoral Artery.”
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