July 2013

 

In this Issue

Venous Pathways

The latest in venous disease assessment, therapy, and prevention.

Issue

Chief Medical Editor’s Page

Venous Pathways

By Barry Katzen, MD

Cover Stories

Postprocedural Management After Endovascular DVT Therapy

Tips for providing diligent and tailored follow-up care to optimize clinical outcomes after endovascular intervention.

By Suresh Vedantham, MD

Advances in the Medical Management of Venous Thromboembolism

A review of the current data on VTE prevention and treatment using a variety of pharmacologic options.

By John N. Makaryus, MD, and Joe F. Lau, MD, PhD

Interventional Management of DVT: Top 10 Technical Tips

Approaches, techniques, and preprocedure considerations for successful interventional management of DVT.

By Vinit B. Amin, MD; Robert H. Siegelbaum, MD; Aaron M. Fischman, MD; and Robert A. Lookstein, MD

Current Studies in Endovascular Therapy for Pulmonary Embolism

A review of the trials and treatment options for patients with massive and submassive PE.

By Paul Kim, MD

Building a Pulmonary Embolism Lysis Practice

Our strategy for assembling a team of specialists to provide efficient and effective acute PE care.

By Akhilesh K. Sista, MD; Oren A. Friedman, MD; James M. Horowitz, MD; and Arash Salemi, MD

Ask the Experts: What parameters should be used to differentiate whether management of superficial venous disease is medically necessary?

With Linda Harris, MD; Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT; Marc A. Passman, MD; Neil M. Khilnani, MD; and Peter Gloviczki, MD, FACS

Routine Use of IVC Filters in Venous Thrombolysis

Navigating the criteria for placement.

By Gerard O’Sullivan, MD

Venous Stenting: Expectations and Reservations

A panel of experts discusses patient selection, follow-up, and ideal technologies for the future.

With Seshandri Raju, MD, FACS; Mahmood K. Razavi, MD, FSIR; Brooke Spencer, MD, FSIR; and David M. Williams, MD

Perspective on CCSVI: What’s Next?

PREMISE trial Principal Investigator Adnan H. Siddiqui, MD, PhD, shares his insights on the key findings of the study and what we should demand from future trials.

By Adnan H. Siddiqui, MD, PhD

Ask the Experts: How is venous training best incorporated into the programs of specialties currently treating the disease?

With Robert B. McLafferty, MD; Steve Elias, MD, FACS; Melvin Rosenblatt, MD; and Timothy K. Liem, MD, FACS

Coding & Reimbursement

Coding Diagnostic Renal Angiography With a Renal Artery Intervention

Scenarios illustrating the use of bundled renal diagnostic angiography codes with interventions.

By Katherine Krol, MD, FSIR, FACR

Departments

Innovations

An Interview With Marianne Brodmann, MD

This expert from the Medical University of Graz in Austria discusses the optimal treatment protocols for various endovascular diseases at her center.

 

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About Endovascular Today

Endovascular Today is a publication dedicated to bringing you comprehensive coverage of all the latest technology, techniques, and developments in the endovascular field. Our Editorial Advisory Board is composed of the top endovascular specialists, including interventional cardiologists, interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, neurologists, and vascular medicine practitioners, and our publication is read by an audience of more than 22,000 members of the endovascular community.