In this Issue
Guest Chief Medical Editors’ Page
By Edward Y. Woo, MD; and Ian M. Loftus, MD, FRCS
By Nikolaos Tsilimparis, MD, PhD; Fiona Rohlffs, MD; Eike Sebastian Debus, MD, PhD; and Tilo Kölbel, MD, PhD
Ask the Experts: If a Complicated Type B Dissection Presents With Proximal Extension to the LCCA, How Should It Be Managed?
With Ali Azizzadeh, MD; Eric E. Roselli, MD; Matthew Thompson, MD, FRCS; and Dittmar Böckler, MD, PhD, MHBA
New technologic developments have the potential to standardize procedures and offer treatment for challenging presentations.
By Timothy A. Resch, MD, PhD
Ask the Experts: Should Clinically Asymptomatic Patients With Acute Type B Dissections and Radiographic Malperfusion Be Treated?
With Wilson Szeto, MD; Ibrahim Sultan, MD; Frank R. Arko III, MD; John R. Frederick, MD; Jocelyn K. Ballast, BA; and Christoph A. Nienaber, MD, PhD, FESC, FAHA
A review of five devices with investigational device exemptions in the United States.
By Kira N. Long, MD, and Ross Milner, MD, FACS
Current benefits of fusion imaging and potential future enhancements to aid in endovascular intervention.
By Adrien Hertault, MD; Rachel Clough, MD, PhD; Thomas Modine, MD, PhD, MBA; Dominique Fabre, MD; Richard Azzaoui, MD; Jonathan Sobocinski, MD; and Stéphan Haulon, MD, PhD
Summary and review of current access methods for thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair.
By Christian C. Shults, MD; Frederick Tolle, BS; and Edward Y. Woo, MD
A review of the etiology, incidence, clinical presentation, and rationale for repair.
By Tara M. Mastracci, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, FRCS
A discussion of the longevity and durability of commonly used extrathoracic debranching techniques.
By Daniel K. Han, MD, RPVI; Christine Jokisch, BS; and James F. McKinsey, MD
FEATURED TECHNOLOGYSponsored by Boston Scientific Corporation
Leading experts present case reports and discuss the versatility of using the AngioJet™ Thrombectomy System.
With Christopher Grilli, DO; George Kimbiris, MD; Daniel Leung, MD; Wm. Britton Eaves, MD; and John R. Ross, MD
CODING & REIMBURSEMENT
A preview of the changes ahead for interventional CPT coding effective January 2017.
By Katharine L. Krol, MD, FSIR, FACR
MEDICAL AFFAIRSSponsored by Medtronic
By Krishna Rocha-Singh, MD
EUROPEAN FEATURED TECHNOLOGYSponsored by Cordis Corporation
Esteemed vascular surgeon Peter Goverde discusses how interventionists should approach increasingly difficult clinical presentations.
With Peter Goverde, MD
Dr. de Graaf discusses his approaches to treatment of deep venous obstruction and postthrombotic syndrome, current imaging modalities and technology for venous disease, and the benefits attending vascular congresses.