In this Issue
Aortic experts discuss current capabilities for challenging repairs.
GUEST CHIEF MEDICAL EDITORS’ PAGE
By Jason T. Lee, MD; and Stéphan Haulon, MD, PhD
A discussion of how practice patterns may affect patient outcomes and a look at newer-generation devices.
By Jessica P. Simons, MD, MPH; and Andres Schanzer, MD, FACS
Insights from more than a decade of experience.
By Matthew J. Eagleton, MD
A review of anatomical criteria for a good sealing, characteristics and impact of a bad sealing, and how to rescue a failed stent graft repair.
By Blandine Maurel, MD, PhD; and Tara M. Mastracci, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, FRCS
Have low-profile endografts modified our practice and outcomes?
By Rachel E. Clough, MD, PhD; Adrien Hertault, MD; Richard Azzaoui, MD; Jonathan Sobocinski, MD, PhD; and Stéphan Haulon, MD, PhD
A discussion of the two most commonly utilized advanced endovascular techniques to combat hostile proximal neck anatomy.
By Brant W. Ullery, MD
Tips and tricks to optimize the interventional experience.
By Armando C. Lobato, MD, PhD; Luciana Camacho-Lobato, MD, PhD; Marcelo Cury, MD; Camila Kolber, MD; and Jose Reginaldo Simão, MD
An overview of available technologies, how we got here, and what might be coming next.
By Timothy Resch, MD, PhD
Sponsored by Medtronic
A review of classifications and endovascular repair for this challenging clinical presentation.
By Babafemi B. Pratt, MD; and Ali Azizzadeh, MD
The last in a three-part series on the most important components of starting a successful practice.
By Nicholas J. Petruzzi, MD; Rajesh Patel, MD; Mitchell Brezel, MD; and Michael Schmidling, MD
SUPERFICIAL VENOUS UPDATE
Practical data we can use to treat the patient, not just the vein.
By Steve Elias, MD, FACS
Considerations on the services safely provided at an outpatient center, as well as those best left in the traditional hospital setting.
By Mark Whiteley, MS, FRCS(Gen), FCPhleb
Sponsored by Spectranetics Corporation
By Craig Walker, MD; and Eric J. Dippel, MD, FACC
European Featured TechnologySponsored by ABBOT VASCULAR
An interview and case report from Prof. Giovanni Pratesi, MD, on the utility of suture-mediated closure after percutaneous endovascular aneurysm repair.
The vascular surgeon weighs in on the current reimbursement climate in France, concerns about radiation exposure, and what is needed most in future lower limb trials.