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Asymptomatic Ischemia-Producing Coronary Stenosis in Critical Limb Ischemia

Sep 12, 2018

In this commentary video, Dr. Craig Walker discusses a paper by Krievens and colleagues, which describes the high prevalence of asymptomatic, ischemia-producing coronary stenosis in critical limb ischemia. | Read More

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How to Lower the Mortality Rate in CLI and PAD Patients 

Mar 22, 2018

Dr. Walker comments on the overall medical evaluation and medical therapy of patients presenting with critical limb ischemia (CLI) and peripheral arterial disease (PAD). | Read More

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IVUS and Duplex Imaging May Be Underutilized in Peripheral Arterial Interventions

Feb 01, 2018

Craig Walker, MD, comments on interventionalists' reliance on diagnostic angiography as the “gold standard” in guiding peripheral vascular interventions in leg arteries.  | Read More

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Risk Avoidance Is Paramount With Large Bore Devices

Jan 24, 2018

Dr. Walker comments on a case by Poli and colleagues that discusses the use of the subclavian artery as an alternate access site to deliver the transcatheter valve. | Read More

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Caution Needed With Mechanical Atherectomy

Dec 01, 2017

Dr. Walker comments on a case report by Kalisetta and colleagues that highlights the need to proceed with extreme caution to avoid potential stent injury and entrapment when treating in-stent restenosis with mechanical devices. | Read More

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Complex Revascularization of Popliteal and Posterior Tibial Artery Occlusion using Jetstream Atherectomy System

Nov 15, 2017

Jihad A. Mustapha, MD, of Metro Health Heart & Vascular in Wyoming, Michigan, discusses complete revascularization of a CLI patient using Jetstream Atherectomy System. | Read More

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CMS Decision May Cause DCB Use to Fall

Nov 09, 2017

In this video, Dr Walker discusses how the failure to cover the incremental costs DCBs is a grave mistake that will decrease DCB utilization. | Read More

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Pedal Access: An Underutilized Approach for Limb Salvage Intervention

Oct 18, 2017

In this video, Dr Walker comments on a case report by Zaitoun and colleagues and discusses the benefits and risks of retrograde techniques. | Read More

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A Unique Etiology for Exertional Dyspnea and Diminished Exercise Capacity

Sep 08, 2017

In this video, Dr. Walker comments on a case report by Dr. Robert Attaran and colleagues that describes the physiological basis of dyspnea and impaired exercise capacity secondary to impaired venous return to the heart. | Read More