May 2007




Stroke Management

By John R. Laird, Jr, MD, Chief Medical Editor


An Overview of the ev3 Carotid Innovations

By Mark Vandlik

A Carotid Case Study Using ev3 Technology

By Robert L. Minor, Jr, MD


Stent Graft Use in a Posttrauma Pseudoaneurysm

Management of an arteriovenous fistula and pseudoaneurysm 14 years after traumatic injury.

By Mojtaba Gashti, DO, and Jeffrey Stephenson, MS


Stroke Roundtable

Leading stroke interventionists discuss lessons learned from the past 10 years, future directions of stroke technology, and how best to treat an acute stroke patient when every second counts.

By Joe Broderick, MD, Gary Duckwiler, MD, Lee R. Guterman, PhD, MD, L. Nelson Hopkins III, MD, Kieran P. Murphy, MD

Building a Stroke Center

A systems approach to better outcomes.

By Marilyn M. Rymer, MD

Key Elements of a Successful Stroke Team

Organization of an effective stroke team will require strong administrative support and broad multispecialty input.

By Carl M. Black, MD; Jeanie Hammer, BS; and Joseph Watkins, MD

Treating Acute Ischemic Stroke

Establishing acute stroke teams and centers and educating family practitioners and emergency room physicians is imperative.

By Gerald Wyse, MD, and Kieran P. Murphy, MD

Mechanical Thrombectomy Devices for Treating Acute Ischemic Stroke

Mechanical thrombectomy is evolving into a significant adjunct in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke.

By Richard E. Latchaw, MD

Imaging for Acute Stroke

Nine case studies detailing the impact of imaging on stroke therapy.

By Ansaar T. Rai, MD

Postprocedure Intensive Care Management of Stroke Patients

Appropriate postprocedure management improves outcomes in stroke patients.

By Michael T. Froehler, MD, PhD, and Romergryko G. Geocadin, MD


Achieving Follow-Up Compliance

Imaging follow-up is integral to assessing device function and aneurysm stability, but patient compliance is challenging.

By Dorothy B. Abel and Angela C. Smith

An Interview With Alan B. Lumsden, MD

An endovascular expert describes the Top Gun competition, simulation training, and a multi-industry collaboration called Pumps and Pipes.

By Alan B. Lumsden, MD

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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.