In this Issue
Aortic specialists share creative approaches to difficult thoracic presentations.
Chief Medical Editor’s Page
By Takao Ohki, MD, PhD
Facilitating safe repair of complex pathology.
By Timothy M. Sullivan, MD, FACS, FSVM, FACC
An innovative endovascular alternative for TAAA patients who are not candidates for open repair.
By Scott M. Damrauer, MD, and Edward Y. Woo, MD
An innovative endovascular solution using the chimney TEVAR technique.
By Felix J. V. Schlösser, MD, PhD; Hamid R. Mojibian, MD; and Bart E. Muhs, MD, PhD
A unique case with an unusual solution.
By Charles Acher, MD, and Martha Wynn, MD
A case report demonstrating the benefits of a three-dimensional endovascular guiding system.
By Lieven Maene, MD; Roel Beelen, MD; Patrick Peeters, MD; Jürgen Verbist, MD; Koen Keirse, MD; Koen Deloose, MD; Joren Callaert, MD; and Marc Bosiers, MD
A novel approach for patients in whom femoral artery access is not a viable option.
By Babatunde Yerokun; Mark J. Russo, MD, MS; and Ross Milner, MD
A case report that demonstrates the unforeseen challenges and complications that can be encountered when treating thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms.
By Marjolein J.M. Morak, MD; Sander ten Raa, MD, PhD; Frederico Bastos Goncalves, MD; and Hence J.M. Verhagen, MD, PhD
Use of a carotid approach during thoracic endovascular aortic repair.
By L. Mariano Ferreira, MD; Sergio Escordamaglia, MD; and A. Ricardo La Mura, MD
FEATURED TECHNOLOGYSponsored by Boston Scientific Corporation
By Stephen B. Williams, MD, MPH
An alternative approach to treating this rare presentation in patients who are refractory to medical therapy.
By Catalina Sánchez-Álvarez; Erik Stilp, MD; and Carlos Mena-Hurtado, MD, FACC, FSCAI
FEATURED TECHNOLOGYSponsored by Terumo Interventional Systems, Inc.
Dr. Erin M. Moore discusses a better way to place thoracic and infrarenal aortic endografts with potentially less vessel trauma, which may increase the patient potential for minimally invasive treatment.
With Erin M. Moore, MD, FACS
An underrecognized factor that can cause catastrophic complications.
By John R. Laird, MD; Nick Cavros, MD, FACC; Robert Gallino, MD; Daniel McCormick, DO, FACC, FSCAI; Kelly W. Elliott, RN, MS; and Marsha Holton, CCRN, RCIS, FSICP
Dr. Gloviczki discusses his goals as SVS President and treatment strategies for varicose veins and DVT.