Editorial

We evaluated our 1- and 2-year patency rates as well as the clinically driven reintervention rates in our patients with diffuse de novo and instent restenotic FP atherosclerotic lesions greater than 20 cm who received the Zilver PTX DES. | Read More

With future modifications, covered stents could prove to be the answer for the challenge of superficial femoral artery restenosis. | Read More

The transformation of the field of thoracic aortic surgery began with the performance of the first stent graft procedure for repair of a descending thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) by Dake et al in 1992.1 It took place in the wake of the history-… | Read More

Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are an important form of cardiovascular disease. Since the 1950s when surgical techniques for resection and graft replacement were developed, definitive treatment has been available. AAA repair became a relatively… | Read More

In this special issue of Vascular Disease Management, we have brought together experts in intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) to discuss the role of IVUS in current vascular surgical techniques. IVUS is playing an increasingly important role in complex… | Read More

I would like to thank Dr. Criado for inviting me to serve as guest editor for Vascular Disease Management this month. It is an honor for me to serve in this role as March is a special month as it serves as DVT awareness month. DVT prevention and… | Read More

In this issue of Vascular Disease Management we have a unique opportunity to obtain a global perspective on the management of renal artery stenosis. Certainly in the United States and Europe, management of atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis is an… | Read More

Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Intervention; Union Memorial Hospital/ MedStar Health, Baltimore, Maryland frank.criado@medstar.net Dr. Frank Veith and his associates set out to improve the management of patients presenting with a ruptured… | Read More

Author: Frank J. Criado, MD Author Affiliations: From Union Memorial Hospital/MedStar Health, Baltimore, Maryland. Correspondence: Frank J. Criado, MD, Union Memorial Hospital/MedStar Health, 3333 N. Calvert St., Suite 570, Baltimore, MD 21218… | Read More