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.
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.