CHIEF MEDICAL EDITOR'S PAGE
By Barry T. Katzen, MD, Chief Medical Editor
IMAGING & DIAGNOSTICS
Optical coherence tomography is poised to deliver the same high-resolution imaging of the peripheral vasculature as it has in the coronary arteries.
By J. Jacob Mancuso, MD; Kiran Cheruku, MD; Nate J. Kemp, PhD; Thomas Milner, PhD; Christopher Banas; Fermin Tio, MD; and Marc D. Feldman, MD
A discussion of this minimally invasive technique and a comprehensive literature review of the different options for the treatment of a carotid thrombus.
By Emad Kandil, MD; Ahmed Sawas, MD; Presley Swann, MD; Gary Gwertzman, MD; and Jonathan Deitch, MD
A feasible technique applied to complex carotid plaque and anatomy.
By Elena Y. Rakhlin, MD; Ronald M. Fairman, MD; Jeffrey P. Carpenter, MD; Grace J. Wang, MD; Benjamin M. Jackson, MD; and Edward Y. Woo, MD
A panel of experts discusses treatment options, pitfalls, and unanswered questions.
By Peter A. Soukas, MD; Kwame Amankwah, MD, MSc, FACS; and Anthony Venbrux, MD
Are oral contraceptives a risk factor for progression to DVT in patients with undiagnosed May-Thurner anatomy?
By Erin H. Murphy, MD; Charles M. Davis III, BS; and Frank R. Arko, MD
Anatomical considerations and techniques for treating the SSV and junctional tributaries.
By Steve Elias, MD, FACS, FACPh; and Neil Khilnani, MD
When the senior peripheral marketing manager for a mechanical thrombectomy device manufacturer learned he had a deep vein thrombosis, he learned firsthand the frustrations of being a DVT patient.
By Dan Janse
By David J. Burkart, MD, and John J. Borsa, MD
A renowned interventional neuroradiologist discusses the state of endovascular intervention in the US, explains his recent decision to move to Canada, and offers his advice to new physicians.