In this Issue
Modern refinements of established techniques and updates on emerging applications.
GUEST CHIEF MEDICAL EDITORS’ PAGE
By Marc Sapoval, MD, PhD, and Jafar Golzarian, MD
Optimal settings and technical tips for this embolization option.
By Shiro Miyayama, MD, and Osamu Matsui, MD
An evidence-based review of technique recommendations for prostate artery embolization.
By Shamar Young, MD; Michael Rosenberg, MD; Prashant Shrestha, MD; and Jafar Golzarian, MD
Urologist Nicolas Thiounn, MD, PhD, talks with interventional radiologist Marc Sapoval, MD, PhD, and discusses how prostatic artery embolization is viewed in the urology community and the cooperative role of interventional radiology.
With Nicolas Thiounn, MD, PhD, and Marc Sapoval, MD, PhD
An overview of the preprocedural workup and technique involved in balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration, as well as alternative occlusion strategies.
By Prashant Shrestha, MD; Alessandro Gasparetto, MD; Reza Talaie, MD; Siobhan Flanagan, MD; and Jafar Golzarian, MD
Experts discuss their techniques for determining adequate embolization and describe situations in which they would not place another coil.
With Florian Wolf, MD, MBA, EBIR, EBCR; Michael Darcy, MD; Keigo Osuga, MD, PhD; Ricardo Garcia-Monaco, MD, PhD, FSIR; Robert Morgan, MRCP, FRCR, EBIR; Sreekumar Madassery, MD; and Bulent Arslan, MD, FSIR
What interventionists need to know about the rapidly evolving data on endovascular treatment for male factor infertility.
By Lindsay Machan, MD, and Mark Nigro, MD
Early trial results, procedural technique, and challenges to designing and conducting further trials.
By Mubin I. Syed, MD, FSIR, FACR; Azim Shaikh, MD, MBA; Sumeet Patel; Ilyas Ikramuddin, DO; and Kamal Morar, MD, MBA
FEATURED TECHNOLOGYSponsored by Penumbra, Inc.
With Frank R. Arko III, MD; Corey L. Teigen, MD; Paul Perkowski, MD; London C. Guidry, MD; Derek Mittleider, MD; Ronald Winokur, MD; and Harlan Vingan, MD
MEDICAL AFFAIRS CORNERSponsored by Medtronic
By Gregory A. Stanley, MD
Two-year ATTRACT data show that anticoagulation alone is best for most deep vein thrombosis; pharmacomechanical catheter-directed thrombolysis benefits seen in certain iliofemoral patients.
Aortic experts and enthusiasts convened at the 2016 VERVE Symposium in Sydney, Australia, to reflect on the first 25 years of EVAR, as well as how past lessons can streamline modern innovation.
ACUTE STROKE CARE
A modern response to geographic gaps in acute stroke care.
By Feras Akbik, MD, PhD, and Thabele M. Leslie-Mazwi, MD
Dr. Micari discusses his protocols in Italy for treating femoropopliteal ISR, the use of bioresorbable scaffolds below the knee, and the next generation of devices in these disease settings.