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Volume 17, Issue 12 - December 2020

December 2020 Issue 12 Volume 17

Fellows' Corner: Case Report
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2020;17(12):E227-E230

Andres M. Vargas Estrada, MD; Sagger Mawri, MD; Ross Melvin, DO; Pradeep Nair, MD; Craig Walker, MD

Cardiovascular Institute of the South 

Houma, Louisiana

Desert foot or end-stage foot comprises up to 20% of critical limb threatening ischemia (CLTI) patients, and is characterized by occlusions of the foot arteries including the dorsal pedis, lateral tarsal artery, both plantar arteries, and the plantar…
Original Research
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2020;17(12):E221-E226

Barry Bertolet, MD1, Justin Ballotta, MBA,2 Roger R. Owens, MS2 

1Cardiology Associates of North Mississippi, Tupelo, Mississippi, USA

2Cardiva Medical, Inc., Santa Clara, California, USA 

Recent estimates suggest that over 965,000 percutaneous coronary interventions are performed in the United States annually. Although the prevalence of radial catheterization is increasing, many cardiac procedures and most peripheral angiography and i…
Case Report and Review
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2020;17(12):E217-E220

Michael Hust, MD, FACC, FSCAI1 and Oscar R. Rosales, MD2

1Cardiology Fellow at the University of Texas-McGovern School of Medicine, Houston

2Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories at Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute, and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas-McGovern School of Medicine, Houston

A 76-year-old female who developed sudden and severe left calf and foot pain after recent travel was found to have subtotal occlusion of the left popliteal artery and critical limb ischemia. Vascular access in the right common femoral artery with a m…
Guest Editorial
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2020;17(12):E215-E216

Eric J. Dippel, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Vascular Institute of the Midwest 

Davenport, Iowa, USA

What does a complex multi-billion cell organism, like a human, and a simple, single-cell organism, like an amoeba, have in common? Both have a primal desire to avoid noxious stimuli. How is this related to having an Office Based Lab (OBL)?
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