In this Issue
Key questions facing therapies in hypertension, stenosis, and aneurysmal applications.
Chief Medical Editors' Page
By Barry Katzen, MD, and Marc Sapoval, MD, PhD
A current look at what is known, key questions we should be asking, and some possible paths forward in research and practice.
By Graham D. Cole, MA, MRCP; James P. Howard, MA, MRCP; and Darrel P. Francis, MD, MA, FRCP
What will the top mechanical therapy for hypertension stories coming out of major meetings in 2020 read? Endovascular Today sought prognostication from hypertension experts about therapeutic options in the coming years.
With Ajay J. Kirtane, MD, SM, FACC, FSCAI; Farrell O. Mendelsohn, MD; Melvin D. Lobo, MBChB, PhD, FRCP; Barry T. Katzen, MD; Marc Sapoval, MD, PhD; and Horst Sievert, MD
Case reports demonstrating techniques to ensure adequate aneurysm packing.
By Keigo Osuga, MD, PhD, and Taku Yasumoto, MD, PhD
￼￼An interview with Pierre Goffette, MD, on understanding the thresholds and treatment options for various types of visceral artery aneurysms.
With Pierre Goffette, MD
With careful planning, stent graft repair can be successfully utilized in even the most complex visceral artery aneurysms.
By Nina M. Bowens, MD, and Grace J. Wang, MD
Clinicians discuss recent trials and when they place a renal stent.
With John H. Rundback, MD, FAHA, FSVM, FSIR; Professor Ken Thomson, MD, FRANZCR; and Koen Deloose, MD
Do the outcomes justify the two-part approach to lesions in this challenging anatomy?
By Jos C. van den Berg, MD, PhD
In the absence of randomized controlled trials, current practice has been guided by retrospective reviews and experience.
By Jonathan R. Young, MD; Hugh Gelabert, MD; and John Moriarty, MD
Using image-guided dissection and stent grafts to treat a chronically occluded innominate vein.
By Nick Yee, MD, and Johanna K. DiStefano, PhD
How can you keep erroneous information about your industry payments from becoming front-page news?
By Steven J. Cagnetta, Esq, and Steven K. Ladd
CODING & REIMBURSEMENT
How to use unlisted and category III CPT codes.
By Katharine L. Krol, MD, FSIR, FACR
A preview of today's new products.
CIRSE gold medal winner and past president reflects on the development of the interventional radiology specialty and discusses its current status and possible future directions.