May 2006





The Costs of VAM Complications

A surgeon's perspective on the Achilles' heel of our endovascular therapies.

By David E. Allie, MD; Ron Smalling, MD; Chris J. Hebert, RT, RCIS; and Craig M. Walker, MD


CODA Balloon Catheter

Use of this device as an adjunct to successful aortic endografting for disadvantaged anatomy.

By Martin R. Back, MD


Stent Fracture Resistance of a Cobalt Chromium Stent

Comparative studies are necessary to examine various devices' performance in the renal arteries.

By Mahmood K. Razavi, MD; Alexander Nikanorov, MD, PhD; H. Bob Smouse, MD; Hao-Ming Hsiao, PhD; and Michael D. Dake, MD

Clinical Significance of Stent Fractures

Endovascular Today interviews Gary M. Ansel, MD

By Gary M. Ansel, MD


CT Versus Color Duplex Ultrasound for Surveillance After EVAR

An analysis of the correlation between the two modalities.

By Ali F. AbuRahma, MD

Design of Optimal Endoprostheses Using Mathematical Modeling

Are the mechanical properties of current-generation endografts suboptimal for AAA repair?

By Suncica Canic, PhD; Zvonimir Krajcer, MD; and Serguei Lapin, PhD

EVAR in Community Hospitals

A community hospital approach to establishing a successful EVAR program.

By E. Bruce McIff, MD; Robert P. Smilanich, MD; and Daniel McIff

A New Concept in EVAR

Anatomical fixation with the Powerlink stent graft.

By Dieter Raithel, MD, PhD; Lefeng Qu, MD, PhD; and Gudrun Hetzel, MD, PhD

Late Conversion After EVAR

Tips and tricks to help you successfully approach and treat these challenging cases.

By Evan C. Lipsitz, MD, and Takao Ohki, MD, PhD

Passing the SAAAVE Act Into Law

Endovascular Today interviews Robert M. Zwolak, MD, Chair of the National Aneurysm Alliance, regarding the legislative process as it pertains to medicine and his involvement with the recent passing of the SAAAVE Act.

By Robert M. Zwolak, MD

The Short Proximal AAA Neck

A comparison of EVAR outcomes among groups of patients with different proximal neck lengths.

By Alexandra A. MacLean, MD, and Barry T. Katzen, MD, for the BCVI Endovascular Team


Elements of a Good Animal Study

An overview of the essentials for ensuring a well-designed, FDA-acceptable animal study.

By Victoria A. Hampshire, VMD

An Interview with Rodney D. Raabe, MD

The radiologist who launched Legs For Life explains the benefit of CAS with embolic protection and its impact on treating cognitive decline.

By Rodney D. Raabe, MD

Evolutionary Milestones

By Takao Ohki, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Editor

Contact Info

For advertising rates and opportunities, contact:
Craig McChesney

Stephen Hoerst

Charles Philip

About Endovascular Today

Endovascular Today is a publication dedicated to bringing you comprehensive coverage of all the latest technology, techniques, and developments in the endovascular field. Our Editorial Advisory Board is composed of the top endovascular specialists, including interventional cardiologists, interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, neurologists, and vascular medicine practitioners, and our publication is read by an audience of more than 22,000 members of the endovascular community.