In this Issue
The latest in venous disease assessment, therapy, and prevention.
Chief Medical Editor’s Page
By Barry Katzen, MD
Tips for providing diligent and tailored follow-up care to optimize clinical outcomes after endovascular intervention.
By Suresh Vedantham, MD
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
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
A review of the trials and treatment options for patients with massive and submassive PE.
By Paul Kim, MD
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
Navigating the criteria for placement.
By Gerard O’Sullivan, MD
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
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
Scenarios illustrating the use of bundled renal diagnostic angiography codes with interventions.
By Katherine Krol, MD, FSIR, FACR
This expert from the Medical University of Graz in Austria discusses the optimal treatment protocols for various endovascular diseases at her center.