November 2011


In this Issue


As clinical experience grows, progress continues in a variety of challenging scenarios.


Chief Medical Editor’s Page

TEVAR’s Continued Progress

By Takao Ohki, MD, PhD


The TEVAR Landscape in 2012

A status report on thoracic endovascular aortic repair.

By Frank J. Criado, MD, FACS, FSVM

Unmet Needs of Current TEVAR Devices

An overview of technological improvements that may be expected in the next generation of thoracic endovascular devices.

By W. Anthony Lee, MD, FACS

Surgeon-Modified Fenestrated and Branched Stent Grafts

An alternative method for treating complex aortic emergencies in patients who are unfit for surgery.

By Joseph J. Ricotta II, MD, MS, and Nikolaos Tsilimparis, MD

Coming Soon: TEVAR in the Ascending Aorta?

The emergence of endovascular therapy in this challenging anatomy as an alternative to open repair.

By Matt Thompson, MD, FRCS

TEVAR for Acute Aortic Trauma

Determining if endovascular intervention is the best treatment option.

By Mark K. Eskandari, MD

The Top Five TEVAR Papers of 2011

Roy K. Greenberg, MD, provides a look at five of the most important articles published in the thoracic endovascular repair field during the past year, summarizing each and offering commentary on their impact.

One Question . . .

If you perform TEVAR to treat acute type B dissection, do you use IVUS during the procedure?

By Manish Mehta, MD; Ross Milner, MD; Michael D. Dake, MD; Edward Y. Woo, MD; and Firas F. Mussa, MD


Endovascular Repair of Iatrogenic Iliac Injuries

Successful endovascular exclusion of an iliac artery pseudoaneurysm and ilio-iliac arteriovenous fistula sustained during laparoscopic hysterectomy.

By Grace J. Wang, MD, and Paul J. Foley, MD


Diabetes Management Update

How can we improve survival rates?

By Joshua A. Beckman, MD, MS



A preview of today’s new products

An Interview with Gunnar Tepe, MD

The Head of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology at the Academic Hospital RoMed Clinic of Rosenheim in Germany discusses the recent CIRSE meeting, as well as the current study of drug-coated balloons for treating lower extremity disease.


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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.