In this Issue
Careful access and closure planning is essential to procedural success.
Guest Chief Medical Editor’s Page
By John H. Rundback, MD, FAHA, FSVM, FSIR
A tutorial on how to optimize transradial success by avoiding obstacles.
By Amish Patel, MD; Kevin “Chaim” Herman, MD; Vivek V. Patil, MD; and Aaron M. Fischman, MD
A simple update to access technique could lead to substantial improvements in outcomes.
By James D. Joye, DO, FACC
Is transpedal access the future of peripheral revascularization?
By William Wu, MD, MPH, FACC, FSCAI, FSVM; Kelly Moore, BSN; Albert Wu, MD; and Michael Wholey, MD, MBA
What’s on the market, and what’s in the pipeline.
By Thomas J. Ward, MD, and Joshua L. Weintraub, MD, FSIR
The importance of understanding potential adverse outcomes and how they can affect procedural planning.
By Robert M. Bersin, MD, FSCAI, FACC
Endovascular Today’s Guest Chief Medical Editor, Dr. John H. Rundback, presented four challenging PAD cases to a panel of interventional experts and asked them to answer a series of questions on their preferred methods for assessment, access, and treatment.
With John H. Rundback, MD, FSVM, FAHA, FSIR; Mark Fleming, MD, FACS, RPVI; Paramjit Chopra, MD; and J. Michael Bacharach, MD, FACC, FSCAI, MPH
FEATURED TECHNOLOGYSponsored by TriVascular, Inc.
How improved EVAR technology and techniques are enabling successful outcomes in patients with complex anatomy.
By Syed M. Hussain, MD; Jennifer L. Ash, MD; and Ravi Hasanadka, MD
FEATURED TECHNOLOGYSponsored by Arstasis
Vascular Healing After Arterial Access: A Histopathological Comparison of Standard Seldinger Versus a Novel Access Technology
By Rahul S. Patel, MD; Renu Virmani, MD; Frank D. Kolodgie, PhD; Debra Cogan, RN; and Zoltan Turi, MD
Principal Investigators Alik Farber, MD; Matthew T. Menard, MD; and Kenneth Rosenfield, MD, discuss the structure and origins of this study comparing best endovascular and surgical options for critical limb ischemia.
As the Open Payments website becomes more user-friendly, physicians must ensure their disclosures are accurate, or risk misinterpretation.
By Steven J. Cagnetta, Esq, and Steven K. Ladd
CODING & REIMBURSEMENT
A detailed look at reporting for stent placement in the lower extremities for nonocclusive disease and in the innominate artery.
By Katherine L. Krol, MD, FSIR, FACR
A preview of today's new products.
An esteemed interventional radiologist shares how his experience developing the first aortic stent graft shaped his career, as well as insights on the future of carotid stenting and mechanical stroke therapy.