Commentary

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Avoiding Iliac Vein Stent Migration: Techniques and Appropriate Sizing

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

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Caution Needed With Mechanical Atherectomy

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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CMS Decision May Cause DCB Use to Fall

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

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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Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome

The authors offer their perspective on this month’s article on Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome by Mustapha et al. | Read More

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A Unique Etiology for Exertional Dyspnea and Diminished Exercise Capacity

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

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Vascular Closure Device That Delivers an Extravascular Collagen Plug

Dr Craig Walker discusses Arun Nagabandi and colleagues’ article on the utilization of the Vascade arterial vascular closure device to close femoral vein access sites following interventional venous procedures. | Read More

Availability and Communication: Excellence in Vascular Medicine

Dr. Ansel’s credentials as a thought leader and endovascular “luminary” are widely recognized. Coming from a cardiology background, he was among the early pioneers who understood that excellence in vascular disease management and endovascular… | Read More

Ideal Practice Building Focuses First on Patient Care

My perspective overall may be a little different given the surgical background — no surprise here. However, I find little to disagree with in Dr. Benenati’s answers and advice. Ten years ago, I would have said that for surgeons there was nothing… | Read More

Misdiagnosis and Treatment of Paget-Schroeter Syndrome

VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2010;7:E178 _________________________________________________ Upper-limb deep venous thrombosis (DVT), Paget-Schroetter syndrome, or effort thrombosis, is a problem that is commonly misdiagnosed and improperly… | Read More