In this Issue
Reports on the benefits and pitfalls of endovascular options for challenging thoracic aortic pathologies.
By Bart E. Muhs, MD, PhD
The spectrum of penetrating aortic ulcers, intramural hematomas, and dissections.
By Frederico B. Goncalves, MD; Carter B. Freiburg, MD; Roderik Metz, MD, PhD; Johanna M. Hendriks, MD; Ellen V. Rouwet, MD, PhD; Bart E. Muhs, MD, PhD; Don Poldermans, MD, PhD; and Hence J.M. Verhagen, MD, PhD
Implications for endovascular repair of thoracic aortic rupture.
By Frederik H.W. Jonker, MD; Felix J.V. Schlosser, MD, PhD; Frans L. Moll, MD, PhD; Hence J.M. Verhagen, MD, PhD; and Bart E. Muhs, MD, PhD
Determining optimal imaging techniques for each patient.
By Perry Choi, MD, and Hamid Mojiban, MD
IVUS can provide critical information when other imaging has proven inconclusive or is unavailable.
By Jasper W. Van Keulen, MD; John Aruny, MD; and Bart E. Muhs, MD, PhD
Recent literature supports a TEVAR-first approach for this rare, life-threatening condition.
By Jasper W. Van Keulen, MD; Frederik H.W. Jonker, MD; Jeffrey Indes, MD; and Bart E. Muhs, MD, PhD
A rare look at stent healing 2 years after thoracic stent graft implantation.
By Rodney A. White, MD; George Kopchock, BS; Carlos E. Donayre, MD; Irwin Walot, MD; and Joe Chauvapun, MD
W. Anthony Lee, MD, FACS, shares insights into the Society for Vascular Surgery’s recent issuance of guidelines for this emergent application.
By Richard Pin, MD, and Nelson L. Bernardo, MD
Evaluation of distal protection devices and covered stents.
By Larry Horesh, MD
How endovascular intervention can be a viable option for treating this rare condition.
By Kate Rooney, BS; Thomas S. Maldondo, MD; and Firas F. Mussa, MD
A discussion on current DVT therapies and how to achieve optimal outcomes for each patient.