In this Issue
A look at the skills and devices needed for treating ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, cerebral aneurysms, and neurovascular occlusions.
By Lee Guterman, PhD, MD
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The Baptist Memorial Hospital experience revisited.
By David Wolford, MD, FACC
PTFE-covered stenting in the mesenteric arteries after previous failed endovascular and open mesenteric revascularizations.
By Larry Horesh, MD
This technique offers a relatively simple solution to a rare clinical presentation.
By Sotero E. Peralta, MD; Julio Calderin, MD; and Toufic K. Safa, MD, FACS
Current research aims to expand the tools available for endovascular treatment of this challenging disease.
By Kyle M. Fargen, MD, MPH; Brian L. Hoh, MD; and J Mocco, MD, MS
The evolving art and science of acute stroke intervention.
By Marilyn M. Rymer, MD
Stroke centers should strive for strong communication, a well-organized team, high-quality imaging, clear processes and protocols, and a well-built hospital network within the community.
By Lee R. Guterman, PhD, MD, and Holly C. Bowser, MBA
Intracranial stent placement is a sophisticated but challenging treatment option for subarachnoid hemorrhage as a result of aneurysm rupture.
By Demetrius Lopes, MD; Erwin Mangubat, MD; Kiffon Keigher, APN; and Charlie Cogan
Balloon remodeling with a newer, more compliant balloon may increase the safety and feasibility of treating ruptured aneurysms endovascularly.
By Kvilcim Yavuz, MD, and Saruhan Çekirge, MD
Examining the skills and knowledge of the endovascular therapist for managing acute stroke.
By Lee R. Guterman, PhD, MD
A preview of today’s new products
Reflections on TACIT, what’s next for CREST, and a close look at the field of interventional radiology.