Original Contribution

The approval of ultrasound contrast has provided an avenue for development of novel methods of vascular assessment. The full application in noninvasive imaging has yet to be elucidated and new innovative techniques in CEUS will pave the way for… | Read More

This article outlines the basics of the transradial access technique. While there is a learning curve to adopting this technique, positioning the left wrist in close proximity to the left groin provides operators with an experience similar to left… | Read More

ABSTRACT: Purpose. Internal iliac artery occlusion can be an intentional or inadvertent complication of endovascular aneurysm repair, especially repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms (EVAR). Several studies have reported on side effects experienced… | Read More

Venous stents are being increasingly used as an effective tool during percutaneous endovenous intervention (PEVI) in the treatment of deep venous thrombosis (DVT). There is a paucity of data on the rate of in-stent restenosis (ISR), stent thrombosis… | Read More

Few studies report the use of conservative management in the treatment of acute upper limb ischemia (AULI). A retrospective series is presented from a hospital where a conservative approach is used primarily. Methods. A retrospective analysis of… | Read More

Abstract We report on our center’s clinical experience which supports the view that the new TIF Pinnacle sheath offers superior performance and enhanced safety. The complication rate was essentially nil and the use of closure devices was obviated… | Read More

Abstract Background. Worse outcomes in transfused patients have been observed in various settings, but little is known about the significance of RBC transfusion in patients with peripheral arterial disease. We queried the NSQIP database to examine… | Read More

Abstract Objective. We sought to report the successful intracranial placement of the Solitaire FR device (ev3, Inc., Irvine, California), a self-expanding stent-platform-based thrombectomy device that is fully recoverable after deployment,… | Read More

From *Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C. and §State University of New York, Syracuse, New York. Manuscript submitted June 24, 2009 and accepted September 8, 2009. Correspondence: Richard Neville, MD, Georgetown University Hospital,… | Read More