In this Issue
Current trends in planning, placement, and retrieval strategies for today's devices.
A case in which synchronous fenestrated stent grafting and iliac branch devices are used for exclusion of an aortoiliac aneurysm.
By Bibombe P. Mwipatayi, MMED (SURG), FCS (SA), FRACS; Shannon Thomas, BMEDSC HONS, MBBS (HONS); and Kylie Luca, MBBS
Is the interventional community giving enough attention to acute pulmonary embolism?
By Joshua A. Beckman, MD, MS
How imaging and technical skill ensure safe placement of an IVC filter.
By Mark W. Burket, MD
The increasing use of IVC filters has increased scrutiny of the indications.
By John A. Kaufman, MD
A guide to IVC filter placement and troubleshooting procedural challenges.
By Ulku Cenk Turba, MD; Saher S. Sabri, MD; Wael E.A. Saad, MD; Auh Whan Park, MD; John F. Angle, MD; and Alan H. Matsumoto, MD
With increasing utilization of temporary IVC filters comes a disturbing trend of dismal filter retrieval rates.
By Peter B. Brant-Zawadzki, MB, BCH; Mark R. Sarfati, MD; and Larry W. Kraiss, MD
A review of indications, use, and market analysis.
By Bob Smouse, MD, and Amardeep Johar, MD
A case of a patient with a permanent filter removed using percutaneous interventional techniques.
By Anthony C. Venbrux, MD; Grant J. Yanagi, MD; and Brian S. Martell, MS IV
A preview of today’s new products
Dr. Dawson discusses the future of endovascular simulation, drug therapies for intermittent claudication, and his experience as Chief of the Medical Sciences Division at the NASA Johnson Space Center.