CHIEF MEDICAL EDITOR'S PAGE
By Takao Ohki, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Editor
By Andrea Venturelli, CEO, CTO; Stefan Widensholer; and Jack Springer
VESSEL UPDATE: DVT AND PE
The Venous Disease Coalition meeting launches new initiatives in research and awareness.
By Steven McChesney, News Chief
Current evidence and future directions using ECG-gated computed tomography.
By Michael A. Sergi, MS, MD; Felix J. V. Schlösser, MD; Hamid R. Mojibian, MD; and Bart E. Muhs, MD, PhD
When and how we employ CSF drainage to prevent spinal cord ischemia.
By Manish Mehta, MD, MPH; Jeffrey C. Hnath, MD; Yaron Sternbach, MD; John B. Taggert, MD; Paul B. Kreienberg, MD; Andreas Spirig, MD; Sean P. Roddy, MD; Phillip S.K. Paty, MD; Kathleen Ozsvath, MD; Benjamin Chang, MD; R. Clement Darling III, MD; and Dhiraj Shah, MD
The Preclose technique and the Proglide device offer safe and effective percutaneous access for thoracic endovascular aortic repair.
By W. Anthony Lee, MD
Lessons learned from experiences with surgical conversion after failed endovascular thoracic aortic repair.
By Peter H. Lin, MD, and Joseph S. Coselli, MD
Joseph Lombardi, MD, describes the Zenith Dissection Endovascular System and the STABLE trial, designed to evaluate patients with complicated type B aortic dissections.
Matt Thompson, MB, FRCS, discusses the design and status of this registry and necessary outcomes to show that the Valiant endograft is a viable treatment option for patients with type B dissections.
Results of the SCAI Training Directors Survey.
By Richard E. Stewart, MD, FSCAI, FACC, and Robert M. Bersin, MD, FSCAI, FACC
Ruth Bush, MD, MPH, discusses the origins and experiences of the SVS's volunteer program sending vascular surgeons to Germany to treat soldiers injured in battle.
By Ruth Bush, MD, MPH
A leading interventional expert discusses the state of CAS and CMS, as well as TCT 2008 and 2009.