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Volume 4 - Issue 5 - Sept/Oct 2007

September 2007 Issue 5 Volume 4

Editor's Corner
Frank J. Criado
The article Review of Current Thoracic Endografts with or Pending FDA Approval by Wang and Milner is a timely current-status report on TEVAR technologies, and constitutes an excellent foundation for this issue’s editorial. While aneurysms and dissect…
Clinical Review
Jeffrey Wang, MD and Ross Milner, MD
<B>Review of Previous and Current Clinical Trials</b>
Clinical Review
1Robert L. Wilensky, MD and 2Jacob Schneiderman, MD
Acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and ischemic strokes develop suddenly and often unpredictably in patients with vascular disease. In the majority of patients, these clinical scenarios result from either rupture of a thin-cap fibroatheroma or superficia…
1Ghazanfar Khadim, MD, 2Aravinda Nanjundappa, MD, RVT, 1Robert S. Dieter, MD, RVT
Atherothrombosis is a systemic disease of large- and medium-sized arteries, including the coronary, aorta, and peripheral arteries. The clinical manifestations depend on the size of the vessel and the regional circulation involved and include coronar…
Case Study
1Master Mobin, MB, BS, 1Khoo Ee Win, MB, BS FRANZCR, 2Shyamkumar Keshava, DNB, FRCR, FRANZCR
Introduction Most patients described in the literature with spontaneous rectus sheath hematomas are on a form of medical anticoagulant therapy or have a bleeding diathesis.1–3 The indication for angiography includes persistent bleeding and hemodynami…
Case Study
Yuri Pride, MD, Benjamin Rester, MD, Lawrence Garcia, MD
Introduction Aneurysms of the splenic artery are the third most common intra-abdominal aneurysms, with aneurysms of the aorta and iliac arteries being most and second most common, respectively.1 However, splenic artery aneurysms (SAAs), with an incid…
Case Study and Review
Mohan Nandalur, MD, Surender Avula, MD, Bruce Abramowitz, MD
Introduction Distal protection devices are being utilized with increasing frequency in percutaneous treatment of atherosclerotic renal vascular disease. Early interventions utilized either a distal balloon occlusive device or filter wire to prevent p…
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