In this Issue
Guest Chief Medical Editors’ Page
By Edward Y. Woo, MD; and Ian M. Loftus, MD, FRCS
A brief review of thoracic aortic aneurysms and acute aortic syndrome, including classic aortic dissection, intramural hematoma, and penetrating aortic ulcer.
By Sharif H. Ellozy, MD
Evaluating which imaging, risk stratification, and system-specific options to consider before thoracic endovascular aortic repair.
By Tristan R. A. Lane, PhD, BSc, MBBS, MRCS; Sadie Syed, MD, MBBS, FRCA; Richard Gibbs, MD, MBChB, FRCS; and Colin D. Bicknell, MD, FRCS
Key factors to consider when selecting patients for TAA repair.
By Robert J. Hinchliffe, MD, FRCS; and Paul Hollering
Experts discuss how the definition of small AAAs and TAAs has changed in the past decade and how best to treat them.
With Timur P. Sarac, MD; Dittmar Böckler, MD, PhD; Moritz S. Bischoff, MD; Katrin Meisenbacher, MD; and Ian M. Loftus, MD, FRCS
How to correctly size a thoracic device in diameter, landing zone, and length.
By Michael E. Barfield, MD; and Thomas S. Maldonado, MD
A discussion of the indications for revascularization and technical tips for preservation.
By Tareq M. Massimi, MD; and Edward Y. Woo, MD
Treatment approaches for thoracic aortic aneurysm and thoracic aortic dissection failures.
By Zachary Kostun, MD; and Manish Mehta, MD, MPH
Expects comment on their approach to surveillance for patients with aneurysmal disease versus aortic dissection.
With Rajesh K. Malik, MD, FACS, RPVI; Tilo Kölbel, MD, PhD; Patrick Kelly, MD; and James F. McKinsey, MD
FEATURED PROGRAMSponsored by Philips Volcano
With Donald S. Cross, MD, FACC; Alberto Gonzalez, MD, FACS; and Kenneth J. Wright, MD, FACS
EUROPEAN FEATURED TECHNOLOGYSponsored by QualiMed
EUROPEAN FEATURED TECHNOLOGYSponsored by Cardionovum GmbH
Initial study results show the promise of this new-generation DCB in complex lesions.
By Koen Deloose, MD; Joren Callaert, MD; and Marc Bosiers, MD
A preview of today's new products.
Mr. Black discusses when stent placement is ideal in patients with venous disease, the need for more accurate tools to measure inflow, and what’s next after ATTRACT.