In this Issue
The role of vascular intervention in treating conditions affecting female patients.
Guest Chief Medical Editor’s Page
By Maureen P. Kohi, MD, FSIR
A discussion of clinical findings related to pelvic venous disease, emphasizing the need for greater suspicion of disease, as well as minimally invasive percutaneous treatment techniques.
By Paul J. Rochon, MD; and E. Brooke Spencer, MD, FSIR
Current intra-arterial treatment options for women with hepatic-dominant breast cancer metastases.
By Sarah B. White, MD, MS, FSIR; and Robert J. Lewandowski, MD, FSIR
A look at the available data on diagnosing and treating aneurysmal disease in women and how further study could improve screening and treatment guidelines in the female AAA population.
By Jennifer L. Ash, MD; Kayenath D. Khan; and Syed M. Hussain, MD
A review of characteristic imaging findings and treatment options, with an emphasis on the use of uterine artery embolization.
By Theresa M. Caridi, MD; and James B. Spies, MD, MPH
Mary Costantino, MD, shares her advice for what to do (and not do) to build a successful uterine artery embolization practice in your local community.
By Mary Costantino, MD
Endovascular techniques to improve outcomes in patients with abnormal invasive placenta.
By Andrew C. Picel, MD; Rory L. Cochran, PhD; and Kari J. Nelson, MD
A review of differences in clinical presentation and outcomes after surgical revascularization and endovascular procedures in women as compared with men.
By Maureen P. Kohi, MD, FSIR; and John Fritz Angle, MD, FSIR
A review of etiology, clinical presentation and imaging findings, and treatment options for these two distinct entities.
By Divya Sridhar, MD; and Robert L. Vogelzang, MD
An overview of the role women do and should play in the growth of interventional radiology.
By Meridith J. Englander, MD, FSIR; and Anna-Maria Belli, MBBS, FRCR, EBIR
FEATURED TECHNOLOGYSponsored by Boston Scientific Corporation
Leading venous interventionalists from around the globe discuss the ATTRACT results and their approach to DVT treatment.
With Stephen Black, FRCS(Ed), MD, FEBVS; Costantino Del Giudice, MD; Rick de Graaf, MD, PhD; Mark J. Garcia, MD, MS, FSIR, FACR; Nils Kucher, MD; Erin H. Murphy, MD; Marc Sapoval, MD, PhD; and Mitchell J. Silver, DO, FACC, FSVM
CODING & REIMBURSEMENT
An overview of changes to interventional CPT coding that you need to know for practicing in 2018.
By Katharine L. Krol, MD, FSIR, FACR
Dr. Dillavou shares her thoughts on tackling some of the challenging areas of venous care and her experience thus far with the HUMANITY trial.