February 2014

 

In this Issue

EVAR 2014

Current Global Perspectives on AAA Treatment

Issue

Supplement

Guest Chief Medical Editor’s Page

EVAR 2014

By Hence Verhagen, MD, PhD

COVER STORIES

EVAR 2014: Where Do We Stand?

Predicting outcomes after contemporary endovascular aneurysm repair.

By Nelson Oliveira, MD; Frederico Bastos Gonçalves, MD; Sander ten Raa, MD, PhD; Ellen Rouwet, MD, PhD; Johanna Hendriks, MD, PhD; and Hence Verhagen, MD, PhD

EVAR Versus Open Repair: Do We Need Another Trial?

Exploring the AAA data landscape and the options for the next generation of data.

By Jean-Pierre Becquemin, MD, and Charles Swaelens, MD

Overcoming Anatomic Limitations to EVAR With Chimney and Periscope Grafts

Technical tips and tricks for using chimney and/or periscope grafts to successfully treat a wide range of complex aortic aneurysmal pathologies.

By Felice Pecoraro, MD; Thomas Pfammatter, MD; Mario Lachat, MD; Dieter Mayer, MD; Zoran Rancic, MD, PhD; Michael Glenck, MD; Gilbert Puippe, MD; and Frank J. Veith, MD

Mechanisms of EVAR Failure and New Surveillance Strategies

The rationale behind updating our surveillance protocols post-EVAR to decrease patient risks, as well as costs.

By Jill K. Johnstone, MD, and Gustavo S. Oderich, MD

Using Image Fusion During EVAR

Experience from a high-volume aortic center shows a reduction in radiation exposure when image fusion is utilized.

By Stéphan Haulon, MD, PhD; Adrien Hertault, MD; Blandine Maurel, MD, PhD; Jonathan Sobocinski, MD, PhD; Marielle Le Roux, MD; Rafaelle Spear, MD; Teresa Martin Gonzales, MD; Mohammad Kilani, MD; Marco Midulla, MD, PhD; and Richard Azzaoui, MD

Reducing Radiation Exposure in Interventional Procedures

New developments in imaging systems are a step forward in increasing patient and staff safety.

By Olivier H.J. Koning, MD, PhD; R.F.F. Van Den Haak, MD; B.A.N. Verhoeven, MD, PhD; R.M.M. Van Loenhout, MD; and B.C. Hamans, MSc

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Prevalence in China

Determining specific screening parameters to assess abdominal aortic aneurysms in the Chinese population.

By Wei Guo, MD, and Tao Zhang, MD

Managing Difficult Aortic Necks

A perspective from a Chinese vascular program.

By Xiao Tang, MD; Weiguo Fu, MD; and Yuqi Wang, MD

Ask the Experts

What are your primary solutions for stent graft migration? Have you seen upward migration in the iliacs? How do you manage this?

With Edward Woo, MD; Ross Milner, MD; Ramon L. Varcoe, MD, FRACS; Dittmar Böckler, MD; Ramesh K. Tripathi, MD, FRCS, FRACS; and William D. Jordan, Jr, MD

Remembering Roy K. Greenberg, MD

Friends and colleagues share fond memories of Dr. Greenberg and consider the legacy of an extraordinary vascular pioneer.

VESSEL UPDATE

Top 8 Lessons Learned From the US Registry for FMD

Understanding the impact of registry data on clinical practice.

By Sarah O’Connor; Jeffrey W. Olin, DO; and Heather L. Gornik, MD

PHYSICIAN COUNSEL

What Are You Doing for That Company?

Why contextual information should be included in your Open Payments report.

By Steven J. Cagnetta, Esq., and Steven K. Ladd

DEPARTMENTS

Innovations

A preview of today’s new products.

An Interview With Dierk Scheinert, MD

The LINC course director and dedicated trial investigator discusses the evolution of the LINC meeting, therapies for difficult peripheral cases, and some of the novel technologies currently being studied.

 

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