Case Study and Review

The authors discuss indications for revascularization in chronic venous insufficiency, complications associated with venous stent placement, and the risk factors for venous stent migration. | Read More

Abstract Persistent sciatic artery (PSA) is a rare congenital vascular anomaly that occurs when the sciatic artery fails to regress during fetal development. This failure to regress is often associated with superficial femoral artery (SFA)… | Read More

Introduction Splenic artery aneurysm (SAA) is an infrequent occurrence, but it is important to evaluate the size and the location of the aneurysm to prevent life-threatening complications. SAA is more common in women than in men. Pregnancy is a… | Read More

Introduction Venous thromboembolism (VTE) encompasses both pulmonary embolism (PE) and deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and is a grossly underdiagnosed disease spectrum associated with high mortality and morbidity. | Read More

Introduction Distal protection devices are being utilized with increasing frequency in percutaneous treatment of atherosclerotic renal vascular disease. Early interventions utilized either a distal balloon occlusive device or filter wire to prevent… | Read More

Introduction Medical therapy for acute type B aortic dissections primarily involves reduction of aortic shear force by decreasing blood pressure. Rarely, if a dissection plane extends directly into a renal artery, the hypertension may be difficult… | Read More

Introduction The sinuses of Valsalva are three small dilatations or cavity-like structures in the aortic wall above the attachments of the aortic cusps. They are known as the right coronary, left coronary and non-coronary sinuses, as defined by the… | Read More

Introduction Distal renal artery perforation during renal arterial stenting with a guidewire is an uncommon but potentially fatal complication.1 Although guidewire perforation leading to subcapsular or perirenal hematoma may be successfully managed… | Read More

Introduction Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States with an annual incidence of 700,000, resulting in 150,000 deaths.1 Extracranial atherosclerotic disease of the carotid arteries and aortic arch vessels acc | Read More