January 2018

 

In this Issue

Women's Health

The role of vascular intervention in treating conditions affecting female patients.

Issue

Supplement

Guest Chief Medical Editor’s Page

Vascular Intervention and Women’s Health

By Maureen P. Kohi, MD, FSIR

COVER STORIES

Pelvic Congestion Syndrome: Underdiagnosed, Misdiagnosed, and Undertreated…or a Misnomer?

A discussion of clinical findings related to pelvic venous disease, emphasizing the need for greater suspicion of disease, as well as minimally invasive percutaneous treatment techniques.

By Paul J. Rochon, MD; and E. Brooke Spencer, MD, FSIR

Locoregional Therapy for Liver Metastases From Breast Cancer

Current intra-arterial treatment options for women with hepatic-dominant breast cancer metastases.

By Sarah B. White, MD, MS, FSIR; and Robert J. Lewandowski, MD, FSIR

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms in Women: The Debate Continues

A look at the available data on diagnosing and treating aneurysmal disease in women and how further study could improve screening and treatment guidelines in the female AAA population.

By Jennifer L. Ash, MD; Kayenath D. Khan; and Syed M. Hussain, MD

Management of Adenomyosis

A review of characteristic imaging findings and treatment options, with an emphasis on the use of uterine artery embolization.

By Theresa M. Caridi, MD; and James B. Spies, MD, MPH

How to Start a UAE Practice

Mary Costantino, MD, shares her advice for what to do (and not do) to build a successful uterine artery embolization practice in your local community.

By Mary Costantino, MD

Treating Postpartum Hemorrhage and Invasive Placenta

Endovascular techniques to improve outcomes in patients with abnormal invasive placenta.

By Andrew C. Picel, MD; Rory L. Cochran, PhD; and Kari J. Nelson, MD

Sex-Related Differences in Lower Extremity Peripheral Artery Disease

A review of differences in clinical presentation and outcomes after surgical revascularization and endovascular procedures in women as compared with men.

By Maureen P. Kohi, MD, FSIR; and John Fritz Angle, MD, FSIR

Diagnosis and Treatment of Uterine and Pelvic Arteriovenous Malformations

A review of etiology, clinical presentation and imaging findings, and treatment options for these two distinct entities.

By Divya Sridhar, MD; and Robert L. Vogelzang, MD

Women Can Lead the Way for the Future of Interventional Radiology

An overview of the role women do and should play in the growth of interventional radiology.

By Meridith J. Englander, MD, FSIR; and Anna-Maria Belli, MBBS, FRCR, EBIR

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY

Sponsored by Boston Scientific Corporation

Deciding DVT Treatment After ATTRACT: An Expert Panel Discussion

Leading venous interventionalists from around the globe discuss the ATTRACT results and their approach to DVT treatment.

With Stephen Black, FRCS(Ed), MD, FEBVS; Costantino Del Giudice, MD; Rick de Graaf, MD, PhD; Mark J. Garcia, MD, MS, FSIR, FACR; Nils Kucher, MD; Erin H. Murphy, MD; Marc Sapoval, MD, PhD; and Mitchell J. Silver, DO, FACC, FSVM

CODING & REIMBURSEMENT

Coding Changes for 2018

An overview of changes to interventional CPT coding that you need to know for practicing in 2018.

By Katharine L. Krol, MD, FSIR, FACR

DEPARTMENTS

An Interview With Ellen D. Dillavou, MD, FACS

Dr. Dillavou shares her thoughts on tackling some of the challenging areas of venous care and her experience thus far with the HUMANITY trial.

By Ellen D. Dillavou, MD, FACS
 

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