Case Files by Dr. George

Techniques such as balloon-assisted dislodgement of an entrapped catheter can be useful to avoid disastrous complications. | Read More

The author presents a case of a 71-year-old male with history of coronary artery disease, peripheral arterial disease, ulcerative colitis, and chronic thrombocytopenia who presented with acute onset of severe right lower-extremity claudication… | Read More

The authors present a case with the potential for microembolization mitigated by the use of proximal embolic protection utilizing a flow reversal system. | Read More

The authors present a case of right superficial femoral artery calcified stenosis treated using rotational atherectomy with aspiration thrombectomy complicated by a small non-flow-limiting dissection of the treated segment. | Read More

Although open surgical repair was previously the treatment of choice, endovascular aneurysm repair has recently become the preferred modality for abdominal aortic aneurysm when feasible. | Read More

Angiography for a 67-year-old female with history of prior cerebrovascular accidents and lower extremity claudication symptoms revealed a common ostium of bilateral common carotid arteries with a separate distal common origin of bilateral subclavian… | Read More

The authors present a case of endovascular revascularization of a chronic total occlusion via retrograde use of a re-entry catheter, which allows an alternative strategy for revascularization when antegrade approaches fail. | Read More

The authors present a case of treatment of a patient with FMD using cryoplasty with excellent angiographic result and corroborating images using optical coherence tomography. | Read More

The authors present a case of lower extremity acute limb ischemia from septic emboli treated with combined percutaneous rheolytic thrombectomy and balloon angioplasty. | Read More

This case report presents a patient with calcified infrapopliteal CTO with critical limb ischemia that was successfully crossed using a CTO catheter. | Read More