July 2008

 

Issue

CHIEF MEDICAL EDITOR'S PAGE

The Ongoing Pursuit of Data

By John R. Laird, Jr, MD, Chief Medical Editor

NEW DIRECTIONS IN SIMULATION

Next Frontiers in Simulation

A look at the new technology, what is on the horizon, and how medical simulation can be used as part of endovascular training.

By David L. Dawson, MD

Simulation Training and Medicine

One physician's experience with simulation to educate physicians on new devices and therapies.

By Professor Alain Cribier, MD

COVER STORY

Carotid Artery Stenting: Does Experience Matter?

An analysis of published series underlines the importance of learning curve and experience.

By Sumaira Macdonald, MBChB (Comm.), FRCP, FRCR, PhD; Jonathan Smout, MBChB, MD, FRCS; and Gerry Stansby, BA, MBBChir, MA, FRCS, Mchir

Decreasing the Learning Curve for Carotid Artery Stenting

An experienced interventionist's procedural guidelines to facilitate safe CAS outcomes.

By E. Bruce McIff, MD, FACR, FSIR

Selection of Patients With Asymptomatic CAS for Carotid Revascularization

The case for risk stratification.

By Issam D. Moussa, MD

An Alternative Technique for Complex Aortic Arch Access

Multiple guidewires provide stability for advancement of guide catheters, stent deployment, and filter recovery in cases when tortuosity and complex anatomy make conventional approaches difficult.

By Michael H. Wholey, MD; William Wu, MD; and Boulos Toursarkissian, MD

Updates From the Investigators

Principal investigators from four major US and international carotid artery therapy clinical trials discuss their latest developments, progress to date, and long-term goals.

An Interview With Ross Milner, MD

Dr. Milner discusses some of the many decisions facing vascular specialists today with new technological developments in the fields of thoracic, abdominal, and carotid disease therapy. What can you tell us abou

 

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