May 2010

 

In this Issue

Getting In and Getting out

Current techniques in the art of lesion access and vessel closure for interventional procedures.

Issue

CHIEF MEDICAL EDITOR’S PAGE: Access and Closure Techniques

By Barry T. Katzen, MD, Chief Medical Editor

VESSEL UPDATE

Intraluminal Recanalization of SFA CTOs

IVUS validation of center lumen crossing using the Crosser CTO catheter in peripheral interventions.

By Andrzej Boguszewski, MD; James Torey, PA-C; Ramamanohara Pai, MD; Desikan Kamalakannan, MD; Dane Jefic, MD; and Thomas Davis, MD

COVER STORIES

Getting Access to the Lesion

A practical approach to guidewire, catheter, and sheath selection for peripheral and visceral vascular disease.

By Parag J. Patel, MD, and Rahul S. Patel, MD

Adopting Radial Access

A review of preparation, technique, and postprocedure considerations when using transradial access.

By Ramon Quesada, MD, FACP, FACC, FSCAI

Brachial and Axillary Arterial Access

An overview of when and how these approaches are used.

By Thomas A. Sos, MD

Percutaneous EVAR: How I Do It

From puncture to closure, one physician’s technique for a fully percutaneous approach to endovascular aortic aneurysm repair.

By Klaus Mathias, MD

Percutaneous EVAR: Real Advance or Gimmick?

Examining the advantages of this procedure versus those of a traditional surgical cutdown approach.

By Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM

Overview of Vascular Closure

The Endovascular Today annual review.

By Zoltan G. Turi, MD

DEPARTMENTS

INNOVATIONS

A preview of today’s new products

An Interview with Matt Thompson, MD

A look at what the United States and the United Kingdom can learn from each other, how to interpret the clinical trial data, and making endovascular technology more cost-effective.

 

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About Endovascular Today

Endovascular Today is a publication dedicated to bringing you comprehensive coverage of all the latest technology, techniques, and developments in the endovascular field. Our Editorial Advisory Board is composed of the top endovascular specialists, including interventional cardiologists, interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, neurologists, and vascular medicine practitioners, and our publication is read by an audience of more than 22,000 members of the endovascular community.