In this Issue
Patient population trends, wound care methods, current techniques, and ongoing awareness initiatives.
CHIEF MEDICAL EDITOR'S PAGE
By John R. Laird Jr, MD, Chief Medical Editor
A complex case is made easier by combining several novel catheter technologies.
By Parag Doshi, MD, FACC, FSCAI
An alternative treatment for a patient who is not a candidate for open repair.
By Mojtaba Gashti, DO, FACOS; Giancarlo McEvenue, BSc, MSIII; and Jason M. Radecke, MD
Understanding the importance of taking a multidisciplinary approach to treating CLI.
By Aravinda Nanjundappa, MD, RVT; Theodore Tan, MD; Thach Nguyen, MD; and Robert S. Dieter, MD, RVT
A close look at the available devices and techniques for treating today's critical limb ischemia patients.
By David E. Allie, MD; Raghotham R. Patlola, MD; Agostino Ingraldi, MD; Chris J. Hebert, RT(R), RCIS; and Craig M. Walker, MD
Basic care for ulcerations beyond revascularization.
By Jessica Nevins Morse, MD, and Bruce H. Gray, DO
Bare-nitinol stenting of tibial arteries and wound-healing assessment in critical limb ischemia patients.
By Krishna Rocha-Singh, MD, FACC, on behalf of VIVA Physicians, Inc.
A new method for revascularization of foot vessels.
By Marco Manzi, MD
A look at the national effort to heighten awareness of peripheral arterial disease.
By Marge Lovell, RN; Joseph Caporusso, DPM; and Gwen Twillman;on behalf of the PAD Coalition Steering Committee
A discussion with a leading vascular surgeon on the current state of TEVAR/EVAR and how to prepare the physicians that will be performing these procedures in the future.