April 2017


In this Issue

Optimizing Embolization

Modern refinements of established techniques and updates on emerging applications.




Optimizing Embolization

By Marc Sapoval, MD, PhD, and Jafar Golzarian, MD


Applying Superselective Conventional TACE

Optimal settings and technical tips for this embolization option.

By Shiro Miyayama, MD, and Osamu Matsui, MD

Prostate Artery Embolization Techniques

An evidence-based review of technique recommendations for prostate artery embolization.

By Shamar Young, MD; Michael Rosenberg, MD; Prashant Shrestha, MD; and Jafar Golzarian, MD

PAE: A Urologist’s Perspective

Urologist Nicolas Thiounn, MD, PhD, talks with interventional radiologist Marc Sapoval, MD, PhD, and discusses how prostatic artery embolization is viewed in the urology community and the cooperative role of interventional radiology.

With Nicolas Thiounn, MD, PhD, and Marc Sapoval, MD, PhD

Endovascular Transvenous Obliteration of Bleeding Gastric Varices

An overview of the preprocedural workup and technique involved in balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration, as well as alternative occlusion strategies.

By Prashant Shrestha, MD; Alessandro Gasparetto, MD; Reza Talaie, MD; Siobhan Flanagan, MD; and Jafar Golzarian, MD

Ask the Experts: How Do You Know When Not to Place Another Coil?

Experts discuss their techniques for determining adequate embolization and describe situations in which they would not place another coil.

With Florian Wolf, MD, MBA, EBIR, EBCR; Michael Darcy, MD; Keigo Osuga, MD, PhD; Ricardo Garcia-Monaco, MD, PhD, FSIR; Robert Morgan, MRCP, FRCR, EBIR; Sreekumar Madassery, MD; and Bulent Arslan, MD, FSIR

Varicocele Embolization for Infertility

What interventionists need to know about the rapidly evolving data on endovascular treatment for male factor infertility.

By Lindsay Machan, MD, and Mark Nigro, MD

Bariatric Embolization for Obesity: A New Frontier for Interventional Medicine

Early trial results, procedural technique, and challenges to designing and conducting further trials.

By Mubin I. Syed, MD, FSIR, FACR; Azim Shaikh, MD, MBA; Sumeet Patel; Ilyas Ikramuddin, DO; and Kamal Morar, MD, MBA


Sponsored by Penumbra, Inc.

Tools for Dense and Durable Embolizations

With Frank R. Arko III, MD; Corey L. Teigen, MD; Paul Perkowski, MD; London C. Guidry, MD; Derek Mittleider, MD; Ronald Winokur, MD; and Harlan Vingan, MD


Sponsored by Penumbra, Inc.

Tools for Dense and Durable Embolisations

With Frank R. Arko III, MD; Jos C. van den Berg, MD, PhD; Florian Wolf, MD, MBA, EBIR, EBCR; Alexander Aguinaga Alesanco, MD; Javier Izquierdo, MD; Homoyoon Mehrzad, MD; and Alexander Massmann, MD


Sponsored by Medtronic

A Tale of Two Legs: Putting Patients Ahead by Leaving Nothing Behind

By Gregory A. Stanley, MD


ATTRACT 2-Year Data and Commentary

Two-year ATTRACT data show that anticoagulation alone is best for most deep vein thrombosis; pharmacomechanical catheter-directed thrombolysis benefits seen in certain iliofemoral patients.


Pioneering Insights: Why EVAR’s History Must Guide Its Future

Aortic experts and enthusiasts convened at the 2016 VERVE Symposium in Sydney, Australia, to reflect on the first 25 years of EVAR, as well as how past lessons can streamline modern innovation.


Telestroke in the Endovascular Era

A modern response to geographic gaps in acute stroke care.

By Feras Akbik, MD, PhD, and Thabele M. Leslie-Mazwi, MD


An Interview With Antonio Micari, MD, PhD

Dr. Micari discusses his protocols in Italy for treating femoropopliteal ISR, the use of bioresorbable scaffolds below the knee, and the next generation of devices in these disease settings.


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