In this Issue
Expanding embolization applications offer advanced options for a variety of presentations.
Trends in Embolization
By Jafar Golzarian, MD
Lipiodol or drug-eluting beads in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma? An old question revisited.
By Nassir Rostambeigi, MD, MPH; Erik Cressman, MD, PhD; and Jafar Golzarian, MD
Important considerations from initial evaluation to treatment planning.
By Rafiuddin Patel, MB ChB (Hons), MRCS, FRCR, and Anthony A. Nicholson, BSc, MSc, MB ChB, FRCR, FFRRCSI, EBIR
There are multiple technical considerations for endoluminal exclusion of splenic artery aneurysms; treatment options are dictated by anatomy and patient characteristics.
By Hicham T. Abada, MD; Patrizio Capasso, MD, DSc; and Jafar Golzarian, MD
A multicenter study with patient outcomes is long overdue.
By Robert I. White Jr, MD; Eric Reiner, DO; Melih Arici, MD; Hamid Mojibian, MD; Jonathon Kirsch, MD; and Jeffrey S. Pollak, MD
Techniques and considerations for the safe treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
By Marc Sapoval, MD, PhD; Johanna Daroles, BSc; Hugo Rio Tinto, MD; Massimiliano Di Primio, MD; Nicolas Thiounn, MD, PhD; and Olivier Pellerin, MD, MSc
A promising alternative treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia.
By João M. Pisco, MD, PhD
James B. Spies, MD, MPH, discusses the status of UFE and why it can be rewarding in an interventional practice if referral barriers can be overcome.
Paired with careful planning, this alternative procedure is a viable consideration for hypersplenism and portal hypertension complications.
By Naveen K. Gowda, MD; Donna D'Souza, MD; and Jafar Golzarian, MD
FEATURED TECHNOLOGYSponsored by AccessClosure, Inc.
Initial experience with active extravascular arteriotomy closure.
By Hoang Minh Thai, MD, FACC, FSCAI, and Barry S. Weinstock, MD
An endovascular approach can provide critically wounded patients with a less-invasive and possibly lifesaving treatment.
By Richard Pin, MD, FACS, RPVI
A streamlined plan to evaluate and treat acute ischemic stroke may improve outcomes and save lives.
By Charles M. Strother, MD
Prof. Lammer provides an update on peripheral interventions in Europe, as well as efforts to bring diabetic vascular disease to the forefront of the medical community.