Commentary

Walker

Commentary

Vascular Closure Device That Delivers an Extravascular Collagen Plug

Aug 11, 2017

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

Craig Walker, MD

Editor's Corner

A Closer Look at Vascular Closure Devices for Venous Interventions

Aug 07, 2017

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

Craig Walker, MD

Editor's Corner

An Invitation for Continued Collaboration and Partnership

Jul 17, 2017

Dr Walker welcomes our new Managing Editor and shares exciting information about the VDM’s recent affiliation with ISET. | Read More

Editor's Corner

Section Editors Devoted to Increasing Studies in Areas of Great Interest to VDM Readers

Jun 08, 2017

Dr. Craig Walker, Clinical Editor, welcomes three new Section Editors to the VDM team: Dr. Richard Kovach, section editor on Carotid Disease; Dr. Pradeep Nair, clinical section editor on New Technologies; and Dr. Amjad AlMahameed, section editor on… | Read More

Editor's Corner

Access Site Problems Encountered More Frequently Today as Procedures Become More Complex

Jun 08, 2017

Dr. Walker discusses this month’s article by Gupta, et al. and comments on the potential merit of a gel foam technique for treating patients with dangerous bleeds secondary to invasive procedures. | Read More

Editor's Corner

The Streamliner Multilayer Flow Modulator: A Revolutionary Idea That Defies Conventional Wisdom

Apr 06, 2017

This month, Dr Walker comments on the work of Sultan and colleagues who have submitted an article on the Streamliner Multilayer Flow Modulator (SMFM) for the treatment of thoracoabdominal and visceral aneurysmal diseases. This article outlines an… | Read More

Editor's Corner

Electronic Medical Records and the Potential for Cyber-Attacks

Mar 15, 2017

Cyber-security is of great importance to all physicians, health-care providers, and patients, particularly in this era of mandated electronic medical records. | Read More

Editor's Corner

The DRASTICO Trial: DEB vs DES for Complex Peripheral Intervention

Feb 08, 2017

There is great debate about whether drug-eluting stent or drug-eluting balloon therapy should be utilized to treat symptomatic peripheral arterial disease. | Read More

Editor's Corner

Objective Measures for Evaluating Critical Limb Ischemia

Dec 28, 2016

Clinicians clearly need objective tests that can better determine who should have intervention and to determine the subsequent adequacy of intervention or surgery. | Read More