July 2010


In this Issue

Targeting Venous Disease

Leading researchers discuss current current techniques and research initiatives in the spectrum of venous disease intervention.



Targeting Venous Disease

By Barry T. Katzen, MD, Chief Medical Editor


Meeting the Challenge

An update on the ATTRACT trial.

By Suresh Vedantham, MD

Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency

A new paradigm and therapy for multiple sclerosis.

By Salvatore J.A. Sclafani, MD
Commentary by Michael D. Dake, MD,
and Barry T. Katzen, MD

Management of Intraosseous AVMs

Because bone vascular AVMs are rarely seen in day-to-day practice, clinicians should be aware of the steps for proper diagnosis and the available treatment options to improve patient outcomes.

By Wayne F. Yakes, MD

A Dedicated IVC Filter Clinic

A clinic with this singular focus may improve the retrieval rates of optional IVC filters.

By Jeet Minocha, MD; Robert K. Ryu, MD; Jennifer Karp, RN; and Robert J. Lewandowski, MD

Education in Venous Disease

Explore the ways interventionists can pursue further expertise by expanding their knowledge and techniques.

By Steve Elias, MD, FACS, FACPH


Perspectives on RESILIENT

John R. Laird Jr, MD, and Barry T. Katzen, MD, the principal investigators of the recently published RESILIENT trial, discuss the current SFA study landscape and explain that although angioplasty alone may be sufficient for short lesions, these data show that there is a place for stenting in this challenging vessel.


Endovascular Therapy for Renal Transplant Salvage

How to use an endovascular approach in the diagnosis and treatment of combined iliac and renal anastomotic stenoses.

By Grace J. Wang, MD, and Matthew H. Levine, MD, PhD


Nonsurgical Retrieval of Devices and Foreign Bodies

Interventional procedures for removing malfunctioned, fractured, or migrated devices.

By Kenneth R. Thomson, MD, FRANZCR



An Interview With Benjamin W. Starnes, MD

Dr. Starnes discusses his military physician training and his closure protocol for EVAR patients.


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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.