January 2006

 

Issue

An Interview with Anthony C. Venbrux, MD

An eminent radiologist discusses the impact of treating Vice President Cheney, and the current state of DVT treatment.

By Anthony C. Venbrux, MD

CODING & REIMBURSEMENT

Mechanical Thrombectomy Coding

New codes are approved for mechanical thrombectomy.

By Katharine L. Krol, MD; Sean M. Tutton, MD; and Dawn Hopkins

COVER STORY

Renal Artery Stenting With Embolic Protection

Embolic protection during renal stenting may be beneficial, but new device designs are necessary.

By Rajesh M. Dave, MD

The Renal Stenting Debate

Is this procedure underused or overused? Yes.

By Thomas A. Sos, MD

MRA Evaluation of Intravascular Stents

MRA can be successfully utilized in evaluating intravascular stents, particularly in the case of newer nonferromagnetic stents.

By Kevin W. Mennitt, MD, and John H. Rundback, MD

Tools of the Renal Trade

Adapted from our Buyer’s Guide, a listing of the types of devices this physician uses when performing renal artery interventions, as well as tips on how best to employ them.

By James A.M. Smith, DO

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY

Targeted Renal Therapy

A novel device holds promise in preventing and treating renal insufficiency.

By David E. Allie, MD; Barry S. Weinstock, MD; and Paul Teirstein, MD

UP FRONT

Renal Artery Therapy

By Barry T. Katzen, MD Chief Medical Editor

SOCIETY UPDATE

The International Society for Vascular Surgery

The ISVS was created to promote vascular surgery and to educate others about the need for a dedicated vascular surgery specialty.

By Pauline T. Mayer

WOMEN€S HEALTH ISSUES

Nonsurgical Contraception

The Essure device may be a new advance in women’s interventional radiology.

By Robert L. Worthington-Kirsch, MD
 

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