Bioresorbable Scaffolds for the Superficial Femoral Artery

Nov 30, 2016

Johannes Lammer, MD, professor of radiology and interventional radiology at the Medical University of Vienna in Vienna, Austria, spoke with Vascular Disease Management at the 43rd annual VEITH Symposium on bioresorbable scaffolds for peripheral… | Read More

Gary Ansel, MD, Discusses Unanswered Questions in Trials of Drug-Eluting Stents

Nov 30, 2016

At the 43rd VEITHsymposium, Dr. Ansel presented data from the randomized controlled trial studying the Zilver PTX drug-eluting stent (DES) vs percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and bare-metal stents. He shared new findings from subanalyses as… | Read More

Benefits of Endovascular Approach to Subclavian Artery Aneurysm

Nov 30, 2016

Dr. Walker discusses an article from the December issue of Vascular Disease Management, in which Mengal et al present a case for which they utilized Wallgraft stents to treat a symptomatic arterial aneurysm involving the distal portion of the left… | Read More

Low Patency and High Salvage Rates in Critical Limb Ischemia

Oct 31, 2016

Dr. Walker discusses the November 2016 article by Richards and Schneider that explores the factors involved in the discrepancy between patency and limb salvage rates in critical limb ischemia.  | Read More

What the Future Could Bring for Carotid Stenting

Oct 03, 2016

Carotid stenting has been a source of debate in the United States cardiovascular community. This is not the case in many other countries, where carotid stenting is the most commonly utilized treatment of atherosclerotic carotid disease. New policies… | Read More

Contemporary Treatment of Femoral and Popliteal In-Stent Restenosis

Aug 23, 2016

Vascular Disease Management clinical editor Craig Walker, MD, introduces the September 2016 issue of VDM with a discussion of the article by Jos C. van den Berg, MD, on femoral and popliteal in-stent restenosis. Important points for… | Read More

A Shift Toward Endovascular Therapy for the Popliteal Artery

Aug 04, 2016

The popliteal artery historically has been one of the most challenging arteries in which to perform endovascular treatment. Further study of endovascular therapy for popliteal artery injury could lead to appropriate utilization of endovascular and… | Read More

Potential Benefit of Compression Therapy for "No-Option" CLI Patients

Jun 29, 2016

Any therapy that can reduce pain for patients for whom revascularization is not possible is worth the attention of interventionalists. Compression therapy has the potential to improve mortality, increase amputation-free survival, and reduce costs… | Read More

Standardization Will Bring Best Outcomes for PAD Therapy

May 31, 2016

There is a lack of standardization in today’s treatment of peripheral arterial disease. The article by Nicolas Shammas, MD, in the June issue of Vascular Disease Management proposes an algorithm for therapy. In this video, Dr. Walker discusses this… | Read More

Follow-up Data on the RESCUE In-stent Restenosis Study

May 25, 2016

Dheeraj K. Rajan, MD, FRCPC, FSIR, describes 12- and 24-month follow-up data from the Fluency Plus Endovascular Stent Graft for In-stent Restenosis (the RESCUE study). | Read More