In this Issue
Emerging Concepts In Care
Guest Chief Medical Editors' Page
By Jos C. van den Berg, MD, PhD; and Jihad A. Mustapha, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Choosing the appropriate technique to achieve good outcomes in challenging infrapopliteal lesions.
By Osamu Iida, MD; Yosuke Hata, MD; and Toshiaki Mano, MD, PhD
Initial findings from the CTOP study and how they could apply to clinical practice.
By Fadi Saab, MD, FASE, FACC, FSCAI; and Jihad A. Mustapha, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Extending the angiosome model to targeted, real-time, angiography-guided restoration of target tissue perfusion.
By Chris Shackles, DO, MPH; Kevin “Chaim” Herman, MD; Vincent Gallo, MD; and John H. Rundback, MD
Novel microsensing technology that reflects microvascular perfusion and oxygen supply in tissue shows promise in patients with chronic limb-threatening ischemia.
By Miguel Montero-Baker, MD; Arne Schwindt, MD; and Theodosios Bisdas, MD, PhD
A global panel of limb salvage experts weighs in on the promise and pitfalls facing adoption of drug-based options.
With Marianne Brodmann, MD; Antonio Micari, MD, PhD; Jihad A. Mustapha, MD, FACC, FSCAI; and Ramon L. Varcoe, MBBS, MS, FRACS, PhD
Identifying appropriate patients and techniques for treating no-option CLI with percutaneous deep vein arterialization.
By Daniel A.F. van den Heuvel, MD; Michiel A. Schreve, MD; and Steven Kum, MD
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Providing a suite of products and services tailored to office-based labs.
With Jihad Mustapha, MD; and Fadi Saab, MD
European Feature TechnologySponsored by iVascular
By Prof. Ulf Teichgräber, MD; Prof. Vincent Riambau, MD, PhD; and Roberto Ferraresi, MD
Dr. Marx, the incoming SIR President, shares her goals for the society and the IR specialty during her term, areas that need increased awareness, and how she finds a work-life balance.