Commentary

Available data suggest that common femoral artery atherosclerosis with or without patch angioplasty has a high 5-year patency rate and a relatively low rate of postoperative complications. | Read More

Craig Walker, MD, opens the October issue of Vascular Disease Management by discussing a case report involving the treatment of thrombosed popliteal artery aneurysms in an elderly patient. | Read More

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

In a commentary video, Dr. Craig Walker comments on the use of popliteal artery access for occluded arteries in a patient with critical limb ischemia. | Read More

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

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

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

Dr. Shammas comments on a case report and review by Plácido-Disla et al. | Read More

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

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