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Venous Disease

Case Report
Jailing of the contralateral iliac vein may occur as a result of the iliac vein stent protruding into the IVC. The advent of new, dedicated venous stents with more accurate deployment at the confluence is likely to reduce such a complication.
Editor's Corner
Craig Walker, MD, comments on the increase in obstructive venous disease procedures, which remain underdiagnosed and undertreated.
Original Research
Golamari and colleagues assessed the applicability of catheter-directed thrombolysis in submassive pulmonary embolism in a community hospital setting. 
IVC Filters
Jafar Golzarian, MD, and Constantino Peña, MD, spoke in a session dedicated to pulmonary embolism (PE) and filters.
Meeting Exclusives
Two-year findings from the VIRTUS trial of the VICI venous stent (Boston Scientific) showed a primary patency rate of 79.4%. As has been seen in other trials, primary patency was higher in non-…
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