In this Issue
The Art Beyond the Picture
GUEST CHIEF MEDICAL EDITORS’ PAGE
By Steve Elias, MD, FACS, FACPh; and Rick de Graaf, MD, PhD
An overview of a potential classification system to better identify and treat iliofemoral venous outflow obstruction.
By William Marston, MD
How to assess involvement of the common femoral vein in patients with acute and chronic deep vein thrombosis and the approach to treatment in patients with chronic disease.
By Stephen A. Black, MD, FRCS(Ed), FEBVS
A structured approach to the imaging workup for deep venous obstruction of the lower limbs.
By Vincent G. Helyar, MBBS, MSc, FRCR, EBIR; Stephen A. Black, MD, FRCS(Ed), FEBVS; and Narayan Karunanithy, MBBS, MRCS, FRCR, EBIR
A problem-solving approach to retrieving embedded inferior vena cava filters.
By Kush R. Desai, MD; Robert K. Ryu, MD, FSIR; and Robert J. Lewandowski, MD, FSIR
The role of data-driven decision making in the context of superficial venous interventions and how it can positively affect patient care.
By Sarah Onida, BSc, MBBS, MRCS, and Alun Huw Davies, MA, DM, DSc, FRCS, FHEA, FEBVS, FACPh, FFST(Ed)
Representatives from industry provide their perspectives on training, ensuring ethical use of venous products, and industry’s role in value-based care and collaborating with societies to establish best practices.
Moderator: Steve Elias, MD, FACS, FACPh
Panel: David Goodman, Eric Heil, and Sandra Lesenfants
Experts discuss the challenges in managing patients with venous disease, including venous ulcers and treatment of the great saphenous vein, as well as how to improve the quality of life of these patients.
With Sergio Gianesini, MD, PhD; Ellen D. Dillavou, MD, FACS; Thomas F. O’Donnell, Jr, MD; and Michael Tal, MD, MBA
FEATURED TECHNOLOGYSponsored by Penumbra, Inc.
With Fadi Saab, MD; Carol Ebersole, MD; Sherisa Warren, DO; Timothy E. Yates, MD, RPVI; Patrick E. Muck, MD, RVT; Matthew Recht, MD, RPVI; Osman Ahmed, MD; and Zubin D. Irani, MBBS
Studies, awareness, and training help drive improved outcomes.
With Paul J. Gagne, MD; Paul M. Khait, MBA; Erin Murphy, MD; and Mahmood K. Razavi, MD, FSIR, FSVM
EUROPEAN FEATURED TECHNOLOGYSponsored by Penumbra, Inc.
Experts discuss the use of the Indigo System and CAT8 for thrombectomy and fistula salvage.
With Jos C. van den Berg, MD, PhD; Bella Huasen, MBChB, MRCS, DipEd, FRCR; Juan José Ciampi Dopazo, MD, EBIR; Pilar Servent Sáenz, MD; Maria Antonella Ruffino, MD, EBIR; Andrea Mancini, MD; Stefano Molinaro, MD; Andrea Discalzi, MD; Paolo Fonio, MD; Clément Marcelin, MD; Francois Petitpierre, MD; and Yann Le Bras, MD
EUROPEAN FEATURED TECHNOLOGYSponsored by JOTEC GmbH
A look at the various techniques and devices that have been developed to better treat internal iliac artery disease.
By Jan Brunkwall, MD, PhD, and Spyridon Mylonas, MD, FEBVS, with case report authors Joerg Heckenkamp, MD, PhD; Aysel Can, MD; and Thorsten Theis, MD
Prof. Binkert discusses the 2017 GEST and CIRSE meetings, as a member of the scientific program committees, as well as current areas of interest in embolization and arterial access techniques.