March 2014

 

In this Issue

The Approach

Modern Strategies for Lesion Access and Vessel Closure

Issue

US Supplement

Global
Supplement

Guest Chief Medical Editor’s Page

Optimizing Access and Closure

By Jos C. van den Berg, MD, PhD

COVER STORIES

Achieving Hemostasis After Tibiopedal Access

The most effective closure methods after utilizing tibiopedal access in endovascular procedures.

By J. A. Mustapha, MD; Carolyn Fox, BSN; Larry Diaz-Sandoval, MD; and Fadi A. Saab, MD

Ten Critical Lessons for Performing Transradial Catheterization

Technical tips and considerations that I have learned during my years of utilizing this approach.

By Kintur A. Sanghvi, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Current Access and Closure Options for TAVR Patients

Percutaneous and surgical access and the available vascular closure devices for treating this often-challenging vascular anatomy.

By Marco Giacchi, MD; Jos C. van den Berg, MD, PhD; and Giovanni B. Pedrazzini, MD

Preclosure for PEVAR

This technique can be applied in a majority of AAA patients.

By Sven R.W. Vercauteren, MD, PhD, and Dominique De Roover, MD

Upper Extremity Approaches for Carotid Stenting

The utility of transradial and transbrachial access for difficult arch anatomy.

By Patrick M.S. Neville, MD; Brian A. Kuhn, MD; Matthew H. Recht, MD; and Patrick E. Muck, MD

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY

Sponsored by Endologix, Inc.

Vela™ Proximal Endograft System

The next generation of ActiveSeal™ EVAR technology.

By Julio Rodriguez-Lopez, MD, FACS

VESSEL UPDATE

Failure Modes, Complications, and Limitations of Aortic Dissection Treatment

Understanding, predicting, and managing both procedure- and device-based issues.

By Hamish Hamilton, FRCS(Ed), FCS(SA); Sanjay Patel, MD, FRCS; Jason Constantinou, MD, FRCS; and Krassi Ivancev, MD, PhD

ENDOVENOUS UPDATE

Devices, Data, and Economics: Decision Making in Today’s Endovenous Environment

Venous expert Jose I. Almeida, MD, discusses the high mark set by current thermal ablation data, the forces affecting adoption of new therapies, and the economic realities facing today’s venous practices.

Emerging Endovenous Therapies

A look at the new generation of thermal tumescent and nonthermal nontumescent technologies and their best applications.

By Steve Elias, MD, FACS

IAC Vein Center Accreditation

How we got here, where we are now, and goals for the future.

By Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh, and Alan M. Dietzek, MD, RPVI, FACS

CODING & REIMBURSEMENT

Preparing for ICD-10 Implementation

A major coding change takes effect on October 1, 2014. Will you be ready?

By Katharine L. Krol, MD, FSIR, FACR

PHYSICIAN COUNSEL

You Can’t Trust Your 1099s

Why you need your own system to track outside payments.

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

INVENTION AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Protecting Your Inventions, From Idea to Marketplace

The first step in bringing your medical device to market is to understand who owns the rights to your invention.

By Gerard von Hoffmann, JD

TODAY’S PRACTICE

Physician Advocacy

Why physicians need to play a more active role in national health care decision making.

By Carlo A. Dall’Olmo, MD

DEPARTMENTS

Innovations

A preview of today’s new products.

An Interview With Timur Sarac, MD

Yale’s new Chief of Vascular Surgery discusses aneurysm treatment thresholds, malperfusion syndrome, serving with the United States Army, and developing a novel type of stent.

 

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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.