In this Issue
Examining best practices and next-generation applications.
GUEST CHIEF MEDICAL EDITORS’ PAGE
By Christoph A. Binkert, MD, FCIRSE, FSIR; and Charles E. Ray Jr, MD, PhD, MS
Lipiodol-based cTACE remains the most well-studied transarterial therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma.
By Ali Kord Valeshabad, MD, MPH; Jeffrey Kuwahara, MD; and Charles E. Ray Jr, MD, PhD, MS
A look at the current use of prostate artery embolization for symptomatic benign prostatic hypertrophy and what further dissemination could offer to patients.
By Nigel Hacking, BSc, MBBS, FRCR, FRCP
A commentary on the benefits of prostatic artery embolization, opportunities for training, and challenges to widespread adoption.
By Sandeep Bagla, MD
A review of patient selection and procedural technique, with case examples.
By Masahiko Shibuya, MD, PhD; and Yuji Okuno, MD, PhD
PCS remains underdiagnosed and undertreated, but recognizing this condition and providing endovascular treatment can benefit women with chronic pelvic pain.
By Andrew C. Picel, MD; and Anne C. Roberts, MD
Experts discuss the use of imaging, embolization approaches, and reintervention strategies in case of recurrence.
With Michael Miller Jr, MD, FSIR; Waleska Pabon-Ramos, MD, MPH; Meridith J. Englander, MD, FSIR; and Miguel Angel de Gregorio, MD, PhD, FCIRSE, FSIR, EBIR
A review of how an interventional double embolization procedure developed from the surgical ALPPS procedure and discussion of the initial results.
By Erik Schadde, MD, FACS, FEBS (HPB); and Christoph A. Binkert, MD, FCIRSE, FSIR
With technologic advancements in interventional oncology and an expanding body of data in the literature, how should this transarterial therapy be applied in HCC patients?
By Derek Biederman, MD; and Edward Kim, MD
A review of when proximal or distal embolization should be used, optimal technique, and results of studies evaluating outcomes.
By Hanno Hoppe, MD, EBIR, FCIRSE; and Sebastian Kos, MD, EBIR, FCIRSE
Indications, limitations, and outcomes of liquid embolization of type I endoleaks.
By Seyed Ameli-Renani, MBBS, FRCR, EBIR; Vasileios Patsiogiannis, MD; and Robert A. Morgan, MBChB, MRCP, FRCR, EBIR
A review of available nonsurgical minimally invasive treatments for hemorrhoids and their outcomes compared to hemorrhoidal artery embolization.
By Vincent Vidal, MD, PhD
An overview of what we currently know about weight loss expectations associated with bariatric embolization.
By Bin-Yan Zhong, MD; Godwin Abiola, BA; and Clifford R. Weiss, MD
FEATURED TECHNOLOGYSponsored by Penumbra, Inc.
By Parag J. Patel, MD; Frank R. Arko III, MD; Manuel R. Perez-Izquierdo, MD, FACS; Mahmood Razavi, MD; Mazin Foteh, MD; Thomas Aquisto, MD; and Vishal Kumar, MD
FEATURED TECHNOLOGYSponsored by Medtronic
Using the Concerto™ 3D detachable coil system in challenging anatomies.
By Hans Lindgren, MD, PhD
EUROPEAN FEATURED TECHNOLOGYSponsored by Penumbra, Inc.
By Dr. med. Alexander Massmann; Riccardo Corti, MD; Robert Morgan, MBChB, MRCP, FRCR, EBIR; Angelo Spinazzola, MD; Valentina Pompa, MD; Patricia Bermúdez Bencerrey, MD; Fernando Gómez Muñoz, MD, PhD; and Rafal Maciag, MD
Prof. Van Herzeele discusses the current use of simulation technologies for endovascular training and procedure rehearsal, as well as ongoing work to improve radiation safety.