Editor's Corner

  1. Craig Walker, MD

Quantitative Angiography Should Not Be the Gold Standard in Assessment of Infrapopliteal Arterial Disease

Dr Walker comments on the treatment of the infrapopliteal segment of disease and Dr Shammas and colleagues' case report. | Read More

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FFRCT May Herald a Paradigm Change in Evaluating Patients for Critical Myocardial Ischemia

Dr. Walker comments on the case report by Krievins and colleagues on the utilization of fractional flow reserve-computed tomography (FFRCT) to identify critical myocardial ischemia in a patient with no cardiac symptoms. | Read More

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A Potential Danger Signal Associated With Paclitaxel-Eluting Devices

Dr. Walker comments on a hotly debated meta-analysis by Katsanos and colleagues on the risk of death following application of paclitaxel-coated balloons and stents in the femoropopliteal artery of the leg. | Read More

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The Role for Endovascular Reconstruction in CFA Disease

Craig Walker, MD, opens the November issue of VDM by discussing the treatment of common femoral artery (CFA) disease in patients who are not surgical candidates for CFA endarterectomy. | Read More

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The Importance of Precision Imaging When Treating Infrapopliteal Arterial Disease

Craig Walker, MD, opens the December issue of VDM by discussing the benefits of intravascular ultrasound imaging versus only quantitative angiography of the tibioperoneal artery. | Read More

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Treating Limb Ischemia Secondary to Thrombosed Popliteal Artery Aneurysms

Craig Walker, MD, opens this edition of Vascular Disease Management discussing Dr. Halim Yammine and colleagues’ case report of an elderly patient with a thrombosed popliteal artery aneurysm with previously failed surgical therapy secondary to graft… | Read More

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Effectively Screening PAD Patients for CLI

Craig Walker, MD, provides comment on Dainis Krievins and colleagues' submission about the high prevalence of asymptomatic ischemia-producing coronary stenosis in patients with critical limb ischemia: anatomic and functional assessment with coronary… | Read More

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Advantages of the Retrograde Approach in Treating Proximal Occlusive Disease

Craig Walker, MD, provides his comments on a case report of a patient with critical limb ischemia who was treated with popliteal artery access for a totally occluded right common and external iliac artery as well as a totally occluded right common… | Read More

The Final Frontier for Peripheral Access

Peripheral lower extremity interventions have t | Read More