April 2009


In this Issue

Applications of Embolization

Creative and practical uses of an expanding variety of techniques and materials.




Practical Applications of Embolization

By Barry T. Katzen, MD, Chief Medical Editor


Who Determines Which Procedure Is Best?

How key industry leaders are removing device-manufacturer influence on patient procedures.

By Peter Gloviczki, MD

Endovenous Ablation Without Anesthesia?

Early experience with a new laser wavelength that is highly absorbable by water.

By Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RVT


An Overview of Embolics

How and when to use embolic agents for optimal clinical outcomes.

By Jafar Golzarian, MD

Hypogastric Artery Embolization During EVAR

Using coil embolization and endovascular plug deployment to occlude the hypogastric artery.

By Brian S. Knipp, MD, and Enrique Criado, MD, FACS

Embolization of a Type I Endoleak

A challenging presentation treated using hydrocoils, bare platinum coils, and n-BCA as embolic agents.

By Daniel Putterman, MD; Eric J. Gandras, MD; Craig R. Greben, MD; and Avi Setton, MD

Treating Varicoceles With Embolization

Traditionally confined to the realm of urologists, varicoceles can now be treated less invasively, less expensively, more safely, and just as successfully with endovascular techniques.

By Steven J. Smith, MD, and Luke E. Sewall, MD

Embolization of an External Carotid Artery Mycotic Aneurysm

A case report on endovascular treatment of a mycotic aneurysm of the external carotid trunk before cardiac surgery.

By Darren Fitzpatrick, MD; Eric J. Gandras, MD; Craig R. Greben, MD; Guillermo Restrepo, PA-C, BA; and Avi Setton, MD

Current Trends in UAE

Robert L. Worthington-Kirsch, MD, discusses new data findings, clinical decision making, and building your patient base and referral network.

By Robert L. Worthington-Kirsch, MD

An Interview With John Kaufman, MD

The outgoing SIR president discusses his efforts for a primary certificate in IR, boosting the identity of the specialty, and the evolving role of IR in the treatment of PAD.

By John Kaufman, 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.