November 2017


In this Issue


Strategizing Success



Fall Supplement

Guest Chief Medical Editors’ Page

TEVAR: Strategizing Success

By Edward Y. Woo, MD; and Ian M. Loftus, MD, FRCS


Classification of Aortic Pathologies

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

Preoperative Risk Assessment for Optimal TEVAR Outcomes

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

Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms: At What Size Should We Intervene?

Key factors to consider when selecting patients for TAA repair.

By Robert J. Hinchliffe, MD, FRCS; and Paul Hollering

Ask the Experts: When and How Do You Survey a Small TAA?

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

Identifying the Appropriate Thoracic Device Size

How to correctly size a thoracic device in diameter, landing zone, and length.

By Michael E. Barfield, MD; and Thomas S. Maldonado, MD

The Aberrant Vertebral Artery With Aortic Arch Pathology

A discussion of the indications for revascularization and technical tips for preservation.

By Tareq M. Massimi, MD; and Edward Y. Woo, MD

TEVAR and Reintervention: How to Manage Endoleaks and False Lumen Perfusion

Treatment approaches for thoracic aortic aneurysm and thoracic aortic dissection failures.

By Zachary Kostun, MD; and Manish Mehta, MD, MPH

Ask the Experts: What Is Your Protocol for Following Patients After TEVAR?

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


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Looking Forward: Predictions for Office-Based Labs

With Donald S. Cross, MD, FACC; Alberto Gonzalez, MD, FACS; and Kenneth J. Wright, MD, FACS


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Inert Technology: Actively Making a Difference in Drug-Eluting Stent Designs


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State of the Art: The Legflow Drug-Coated Balloon for Endovascular Treatment of Long SFA Lesions

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



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An Interview With Stephen A. Black, MD, FRCS(Ed), FEBVS

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.


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