In this Issue
Trends in multidisciplinary collaboration
Chief Medical Editor’s Page
By Barry T. Katzen, MD
Steps taken at Foothills Medical Centre to improve stroke care.
By Jessalyn K. Holodinsky, MSc; Bijoy K. Menon, MD, MSc; Noreen Kamal, PhD; and Mayank Goyal, MD, FRCPC
An analysis of the interventional oncologist’s impact on cancer patient care as part of a multidisciplinary tumor board.
By David M. Liu, MD, FRCP(C), FSIR
The multitasking, multidisciplinary team approach to addressing this multilevel disease.
By J.A. Mustapha, MD; Larry J. Diaz-Sandoval, MD; Mike Sumners, DO; and Fadi Saab, MD
With pulmonary embolism response teams gaining traction in the United States, there are pros and cons to implementing this type of team-based approach for your PE patients.
By Ido Weinberg, MD, and Mitchell D. Weinberg, MD
Keys to developing a coordinated and seamless approach to managing intraperitoneal hemorrhage and shock from prehospital care through endovascular treatment.
By Megan Brenner, MD, and Todd E. Rasmussen, MD
Providing collaborative and streamlined care for critically ill patients.
By Ravi R. Rajani, MD, and Jaime Benarroch-Gampel, MD
Combining resources across service lines to bring patients more comprehensive treatment options for complex aortic disease and critical limb ischemia.
By Misaki Kiguchi, MD, MBA, MSc, RPVI; John S. Steinberg, DPM, FACFAS; Christian C. Shults, MD; and Edward Y. Woo, MD
The development and implementation of a performance standard for patients with IVC filters at the OhioHealth Vascular Institute.
By Gary M. Ansel, MD, FACC, and Lori Wiseman, BSBA, MSN, RN
One institution’s experience in establishing a systematic, standardized, protocol-driven approach to management of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms.
By Manish Mehta, MD, MPH
Implementing five strategies to reduce mortality and readmission rates for acute myocardial infarction at Evanston Hospital.
By Carl L. Tommaso, MD
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Chronic venous ulcers are notoriously difficult to heal unless wound care physicians and vein specialists work together.
By KathyLee Santangelo, MD
Dr. Goh discusses many of his current research endeavors, including the SHIELD trial, DCB use in arteriovenous fistulas, IRE nonthermal tumor ablation, and more.