October 2015


In this Issue

Interventional Oncology

The therapeutic advancements and data shaping modern image-guided intervention.





Guest Chief Medical Editor’s Page

Where Intervention Meets Oncology

By John A. Kaufman, MD, MS, Guest Chief Medical Editor

Cover Stories

Colorectal Hepatic Metastasis

The past, present, and future role of liver-directed therapy.

By David M. Liu, MD, FRCP(C), FSIR; Ripal Gandhi, MD, FSVM; and Alda Lui Tam, MD, MBA

Hepatoma: Image-Guided Treatment Options in 2016

An overview of the interventional oncologist’s arsenal.

By Jeffrey R. Ramkaransingh, MD, and Matthew S. Johnson, MD, FSIR

Transarterial Treatment of Liver Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

Catheter-based therapies are effective for a diverse group of neoplasms.

By Christopher Molvar, MD; Andrew Lipnik, MD; Daniel Brown, MD; and Robert Lewandowski, MD

Renal Cell Carcinoma

Fry, freeze, electrocute, or…?

By Brian T. Welch, MD; Thomas D. Atwell, MD; and Grant D. Schmit, MD

Ablation for Pancreatic Carcinoma

Changing the paradigm of treatment options for one of the most lethal cancers.

By Govindarajan Narayanan, MD, and Mehul H. Doshi, MD

Epidemiology and Management of Uncomplicated Thrombosis in Cancer Patients

An overview of the causes of cancer-related thrombosis and options for anticoagulation therapy.

By Thomas G. DeLoughery, MD, MACP, FAWM

Venous Emergencies in Cancer Patients

Endovascular approaches for managing and treating emergent conditions

By Kevin Seals, MD; Scott Genshaft, MD; Ramsey Al-Hakim, MD; Brian Dubin, MD; and Stephen Kee, MD

Endovascular Reconstruction of Malignant IVC and SVC Obstruction

A safe and effective treatment option to relieve the symptoms of chronic occlusion.

By Jonathan D. Steinberger, MD, and Ryan C. Schenning, MD

Point/Counterpoint: Is Interventional Oncology Ready to Stand on Its Own?

Interventional oncology sets aim on becoming the fourth pillar in the treatment of cancer.

With Michael C. Soulen, MD, FSIR, FCIRSE; Andreas Adam, MB, BS; and Lizbeth Kenny, MB, BS

Featured Technology

Sponsored by Medtronic plc

A New Era in Embolic Devices

Novel uses for detachable coils and microvascular plugs and how they are put into practice in the real world.

By Bulent Arslan, MD; Frank Hao, MD; Daniel Powell, MD; Vladimir Sheynzon, MD; John J. Park, MD, PhD; Jinha M. Park, MD, PhD; and Jason W. Mitchell, MD, MPH, MBA

Venous Thromboembolism

What’s New and What’s Needed in Chronic Venous Occlusion Therapy

CVO expert Lawrence “Rusty” Hofmann, MD, shares his view of the landscape, plus his crossing techniques and device preferences.

Ask the Experts: What is your practice’s current IVC filter retrieval protocol, and in which cases do you deviate from it?

With Deepak Sudheendra, MD, RPVI; Marie-France Giroux, MD; Matthew S. Johnson, MD, FSIR; Erin Murphy, MD; and Mark J. Garcia, MD, MS, FSIR

Trending: #filterOUT

What happens when an interventional radiologist and IVC filter retrieval enthusiast starts a hashtag aimed at spreading the word on retrieval? We’re eager to find out …

By Robert K. Ryu, MD, FSIR

Featured Technology

Sponsored by Zimmer Biomet

Investigating Cell Therapy to Address the Challenges of the Poor-Option Critical Limb Ischemia Patient

Experts discuss the potential for further investigation of cell therapy for the treatment of PAD/CLI

With Krishna J. Rocha-Singh, MD, FACC, FAHA; John R. Laird Jr, MD; and Mahmood Razavi, MD, FSIR



An Interview With Luis F. Angel, MD

The inventor of the Angel catheter discusses insights learned from participation in the FDA’s early feasibility pilot program and his initiatives for the prevention of pulmonary embolism.


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