In this Issue
Experts share insights into the state of patient care for deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
By Barry T. Katzen, MD, Chief Medical Editor
The current state of endovascular technology for treating deep vein thrombosis and the improvements that are still needed.
By Mahmood K. Razavi, MD
Managing intervention after iliofemoral thrombolysis.
By Antonios P. Gasparis, MD, RVT, FACS, and Nicos Labropoulos, PhD, DIC, RVT
James F. Benenati, MD, provides his insight on the SIR guidelines regarding IVC filter use and reminds us that patient follow-up and appropriate retrieval are tantamount to success.
Michael R. Jaff, DO, discusses the state of deep vein thrombosis care and the obstacles that need to be overcome in order to enhance this area of treatment.
Suresh Vedantham, MD, shares his perspective on how the current CHEST guidelines serve the endovascular community and how they might be improved in the next edition.
Tod C. Engelhardt, MD, discusses the rationale and potential for treating acute massive and submassive pulmonary embolism using ultrasound-enhanced thrombolysis. Clinical trials are underway to evaluate the device in this setting.
By The Endovascular Today Staff
Low-profile devices may increase the applicability of EVAR to patients with challenging vascular anatomy.
By Brant W. Ullery, MD, and Edward Y. Woo, MD
Distal artery navigation for stenting giant cerebral aneurysms, aided by the double-wire technique.
By Demetrius K. Lopes, MD, and Andrew K. Johnson, MD, MS
A preview of today’s new products.
The current president of the ISVS discusses the society’s goals, his research interests, and improving results for the academic surgical community.