In this Issue
Experts discuss global trends, reimbursement, recent data, and how to ideally utilize today's options.
CHIEF MEDICAL EDITOR'S PAGE
By Barry T. Katzen, MD, Chief Medical Editor
VASCULAR CLOSURE UPDATE 2009
The Endovascular Today annual review.
By Zoltan G. Turi, MD
A case study and discussion on the successful recanalization of an occluded popliteal artery via the dorsalis pedis artery.
By Salem Almaani, MD; Dmitriy Feldman, MD; and Issam D. Moussa, MD
Is enough being done to improve the outcomes for chronic kidney disease patients?
By Felicia B. Ricks, RD, CSR, LD; and Eric K. Peden, MD
What are your options for patients with limited access availability? A multispecialty panel weighs in.
By Bart Dolmatch, MD; Jack Work, MD; and Ingemar Davidson, MD, PhD
Techniques and strategies to preserve vascular access.
By Deborah J. Brouwer, RN, CNN, and Brian LaMendola, RN, BSN
The salvage of hemodialysis access advances beyond angioplasty.
By Bart Dolmatch, MD
Strategies to prevent the development of significant VASS.
By Scott S. Berman, MD, FACS
Experts use their experience to review the differences between ambulatory surgery centers and office-based practices for the treatment of dialysis access.
By Scott R. Schultz, MD, and William D. McMillan, MD
Dr. Norgren discusses the PAD 2009 meeting, his hopes for the field, and what's next for TASC II.