Research Article

coronary angiogram

Original Research

High Prevalence of Asymptomatic Ischemia-Producing Coronary Stenosis in Patients With Critical Limb Ischemia: Anatomic and Functional Assessment With Coronary CT-Derived Fractional Flow Reserve (FFRCT)

Sep 13, 2018

CLI patients with no cardiac history undergoing limb salvage surgery have a high prevalence of asymptomatic ischemia-producing coronary stenosis which may put them at increased risk, and pre-operative diagnosis with FFRCT may increase focus on peri… | Read More

VASCADE VCS closure system

Original Research

A Multi-Center, Prospective, Post-Market Registry to Evaluate Procedural Outcomes Using the Cardiva Medical VASCADE Vascular Closure System (VCS)

Sep 13, 2018

A study led by Craig Walker, MD, confirms the safety and efficacy of the VASCADE VCS device when used in closure of antegrade femoral access sites during peripheral endovascular interventions in the treatment of PAD. | Read More

Original Research

Facilitated Intraluminal Guidewire Passage in Femoropopliteal Occlusive Pathology: Simplified Instrumentation Technique

Jul 16, 2018

Recanalization of femoropopliteal occlusive pathology in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) persists as a significant clinical issue in terms of persistent pain as well as the risk of ischemic limb loss. | Read More

Original Research

Outcomes of Patients Treated For Critical Limb Ischemia in an Outpatient Endovascular Center

Jun 18, 2018

The safety and efficacy of treating patients with critical limb ischemia in an outpatient endovascular center is comparable to published results obtained at hospital centers, researchers found. | Read More

Original Research

Outcomes of Patients Treated For Critical Limb Ischemia in an Outpatient Endovascular Center

Jun 11, 2018

Critical limb ischemia is present in only about 1% to 2% of all patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD), but it is the most severe form of PAD and is responsible for 185,000 amputations in the United States each year.1 Many CLI | Read More

Paudel

Research Article

The Association of Gender With Quality of Health in Peripheral Arterial Disease Following Peripheral Vascular Intervention

Oct 17, 2017

Paudel et al examined the gender-related differences in PAD-related health status in patients undergoing PVI for lower extremity PAD. | Read More

OPC

Research Article

Occlusion Perfusion Catheter (OPC) – A Universal Drug-Delivery Device – Next Generation

Sep 10, 2017

The authors present the Occlusion Perfusion catheter (OPC), a universal drug-delivery device. This catheter allows for delivery of antiproliferative drug to a targeted treatment area, demonstrates exceptional medial layer drug uptake, and can be re-… | Read More

Original Research

Use of VASCADE Vascular Closure System for Venous Hemostasis

Aug 07, 2017

We investigate whether vascular closure devices selected for characteristics optimal for venous closure can deliver a safe and effective way to achieve rapid hemostasis. | Read More

USA

Original Research

A Multi-Regional Physician Survey of Peripheral Artery Disease: Implications for Improved Awareness and Expedited Referral

Jun 08, 2017

Our aim was to determine awareness of PAD treatment options and referral of patients at high risk of PAD to specialty care via a cross-sectional online survey of 500 clinicians from across the United States. | Read More

Original Research

Ultrasound-Guided Gas Sclerotherapy

Apr 06, 2017

Ultrasound-guided gas sclerotherapy (UGGS) is a new method for sclerosing varicose veins. The objective of this method is to increase sclerosant contact with the venous endothelium to obtain the best sclerosing effect, achieved by a depletion of… | Read More