October 2006

 

Issue

CORONARY/CARDIAC INTERVENTIONS

Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair

An overview of the current devices and techniques.

By Raymond Leung, MDCM, and Ted Feldman, MD

SIMULATION UPDATE

Training With Endovascular Simulators in Graduate Medical Education Programs

There is a growing role for this technology, although specific applications and cost effectiveness are challenges to be overcome.

By David L. Dawson, MD

PCI Simulation

An objective benchmark is ready for prime time.

By John McB. Hodgson, MD, FSCAI

COVER STORY

Embolic Protection Device Technology

An overview of current device designs and the philosophies behind them.

By Jeffrey A. Southard, MD, and Garrett B. Wong, MD

Embolic Protection in Femoropopliteal Artery Intervention

What devices are available and when is it necessary?

By Hank J. Freeman, MD, and John H. Rundback, MD

Embolic Protection Devices in Aortocoronary Saphenous Vein Graft Intervention

Reduced MACE rates after intervention support continued use, although device development and innovation are imperative.

By Jason H. Rogers, MD, and Reginald I. Low, MD

The Final Rule

The 2007 hospital in-patient prospective payment system final rule.

By Roseanne R. Wholey

Vascular Surgery Continues to Seek Specialty Status

Endovascular Today interviews ISVS President, Sir Peter R.F. Bell, MD, regarding the issues slowing the progress of separate board certification.

By Sir Peter R.F. Bell, MD

Conflicts of Interest and Double Standards

Why was Jay Yadav, MD, dismissed from the Cleveland Clinic?

By Takao Ohki, MD, PhD

An Interview with Barry T. Katzen, MD

EVT's Chief Interventional Radiologist and pioneer of live cases discusses their educational value and ethical challenges, and his recent awards.

By Barry T. Katzen, MD

Peripheral Embolic Protection

By John R. Laird, Jr, 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.