1. echo

Lower-Extremity Thrombectomy With Retrograde Distal Balloon Occlusion: The TReDBO Technique

According to Raymond Dattilo, MD, thrombolysis with mechanical thrombectomy can be performed with retrograde distal balloon occlusion without the risk of distal embolization or other complications in patients with thrombotic superficial femoral… | Read More

  1. blood pressure

Could it be PARADISE Found or is SYMPLICITY the Answer to the Treatment of Hypertension?

In this editorial, Richard R Heuser, MD and Nachiket J. Patel, MD, discusses the possibility of using a single procedure to reduce blood pressure without medications. | Read More

  1. Nair headshot

An Innovative Device for Crossing Chronic Total Occlusions

Chronic total occlusions (CTOs) comprise a large perc | Read More

  1. zilver ptx

Zilver PTX in Long Lesions: Try the Jacket On

We evaluated our 1- and 2-year patency rates as well as the clinically driven reintervention rates in our patients with diffuse de novo and instent restenotic FP atherosclerotic lesions greater than 20 cm who received the Zilver PTX DES. | Read More

Growing Use of Covered Stents in Superficial Femoral Artery Disease

With future modifications, covered stents could prove to be the answer for the challenge of superficial femoral artery restenosis. | Read More

Thoracic Aortic Endografting: Status Report 2012

The transformation of the field of thoracic aortic surgery began with the performance of the first stent graft procedure for repair of a descending thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) by Dake et al in 1992.1 It took place in the wake of the history-… | Read More

EVAR 2012: Indications, Devices, and Techniques

Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are an important form of cardiovascular disease. Since the 1950s when surgical techniques for resection and graft replacement were developed, definitive treatment has been available. AAA repair became a relatively… | Read More

Intravascular Ultrasound in Vascular Disease and Treatment

In this special issue of Vascular Disease Management, we have brought together experts in intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) to discuss the role of IVUS in current vascular surgical techniques. IVUS is playing an increasingly important role in complex… | Read More

March Is DVT Awareness Month

I would like to thank Dr. Criado for inviting me to serve as guest editor for Vascular Disease Management this month. It is an honor for me to serve in this role as March is a special month as it serves as DVT awareness month. DVT prevention and… | Read More

Renal Artery Stenosis in 2011

In this issue of Vascular Disease Management we have a unique opportunity to obtain a global perspective on the management of renal artery stenosis. Certainly in the United States and Europe, management of atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis is an… | Read More