In this Issue
Trends in interventional management and the latest in DVT, PE, and IVC filter study.
By Barry T. Katzen, MD
Dr. Anthony J. Comerota discusses experiences treating patients who have challenging venous occlusions and the therapies that are currently available.
Renewing the commitment to find the best possible treatment for future DVT patients.
By Suresh Vedantham, MD
Restoring patency in these challenging situations.
By Mahmood K. Razavi, MD, FSIR
Interventional radiologist Matthew Johnson, MD, FSIR, the Society of Interventional Radiology’s former liaison for the US Food and Drug Administration and co-chair of the SIR/SVS IVC Filter Task Force, discusses the anticipated launch of a large-scale, multispecialty prospective study evaluating inferior vena cava filter use and follow-up protocols to improve patient care.
Options when risks of permanent device implantation outweigh the potential complications of retrieval.
By Brian G. DeRubertis, MD
Using risk stratification to determine which therapeutic intervention is right for your acute pulmonary embolism patient.
By Maria Paola Arellano, MD, and Victor F. Tapson, MD
A prospective, single-arm, multicenter trial of the EkoSonic endovascular system with Activase for acute pulmonary embolism.
By Keith M. Sterling, MD
FEATURED TECHNOLOGYSponsored by Bard Peripheral Vascular
With Roy M. Fujitani, MD, RVT, FACS; Frank C. Lynch, MD, FSIR; Mehdi H. Shishehbor, DO, MPH; and Ronald F. Sing, DO, FACS
An exotic and technically challenging approach that can save lives and limbs.
By Michael J. Pompliano, BS, and George L. Adams, MD, MHS, FACC
An interview with Lawrence A. Garcia, MD, and James F. McKinsey, MD
The Cleveland Clinic vascular medicine specialist shares her insights on recent fibromuscular dysplasia research and selecting medical therapy for PAD patients.