February 2003

 

Issue

Carotid Blowout Syndromes

Patients with head and neck bleeding secondary to compromise of the carotid artery can be rapidly assessed and managed endovascularly.

By MICHELE H. JOHNSON, MD

Stent-Graft Repair of the Thoracic Aorta

Evolving applications and results forecast a diminishing role for surgical reconstruction.

By FRANK J. CRIADO, MD

Inferior Vena Cava Filters

Today’s clot filtration technologies offer a variety of options.

By ANNE C. ROBERTS, MD

Distal Protection Makes a Difference

Study finds carotid stenting with distal protection safer than endarterectomy at 30 days.

By WALTER ALEXANDER

Medical Simulation Training

A proven high-tech training method is earning its place in medicine.

By DANIEL J. McCORMICK, DO, AND GINA MARONE, MSN, RN-CS

Challenging Case

Closure Device Complication

By HUGO A. QUINTANA, MD, AND TYRONE C. COLLINS, MD

The Ideal Radiology Lab

With “one-room-fits-all” procedures, equipment quality means a lot.

By JAMES BENENATI, MD

The Dedicated Endosuite

This surgeon believes that percutaneous procedures are best performed in a sterile environment.

By EDWARD B. DIETHRICH, MD

Outside the OR

A vascular surgeon provides an opinion on how the OR environment may hinder the transition from surgery to image-guided therapy.

By FRANK J. CRIADO, MD

The Vascular Lab

What technology and equipment will you need to create an office-based lab?

By MICHAEL R. JAFF, DO

Boutique Cardiovascular Hospitals

Some cardiologists are creating their ideal environment in a physician-owned setting.

By CRAIG McCHESNEY, Publisher

Expert Witnesses Beware

West Virginia Appellate Court finds that one party’s suit against expert witnesses for negligence and malpractice is not frivolous.

By ADAM B. KRAFCZEK, Jr, Esq

Investigational Device Exemptions

When should investigators use this route to study a new device?

By DOROTHY B. ABEL

Five Questions

Dr. Stanley Baum discusses the formation of SCVIR and the evolving field of interventional radiology.

By Stanley Baum, MD

Meet the Chief Medical Editors

Endovascular Today is proud to have three of the nation’s top endovascular specialists as our Chief Medical Editors. To ensure that our focus encompasses all specialists who participate in endovascular therapies, we have chosen Chief Medical Editors from the fields of interventional cardiology, interventional radiology, and vascular surgery.

By Takao Ohki, MD, PhD

Chief Medical Editor's Page

The Emergence of Renal Artery Stenting

By Barry T. Katzen, MD, Chief Medical Editor
 

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Endovascular Today is a publication dedicated to bringing you comprehensive coverage of all the latest technology, techniques, and developments in the endovascular field. Our Editorial Advisory Board is composed of the top endovascular specialists, including interventional cardiologists, interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, neurologists, and vascular medicine practitioners, and our publication is read by an audience of more than 22,000 members of the endovascular community.