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Mastering Venous Care
Specialists from multiple disciplines aim for a venous renaissance.
In This Issue
Guest Chief Medical Editors' Page
Current Considerations in Venous Obstruction and Stenting
Key elements in recanalization and stenting in the chronically occluded IVC and iliac vein systems.
With Haraldur Bjarnason, MD; Stephen Black, FRCS (Ed), MD, FEBVS; Mahmood K. Razavi, MD, FSIR, FSVM; Erin H. Murphy, MD; and Rick de Graaf, MD, PhD
Establishing a Pulmonary Embolism Response Team
Experts share their advice on the best approach to forming a “PERT” and discuss the benefits that they can offer.
With Ido Weinberg, MD; Michael R. Jaff, DO; James Horowitz, MD; Oren Friedman, MD; Ronald Winokur, MD; Akhilesh Sista, MD; and Keith M. Sterling, MD
Filter Retrieval Programs: What's Working?
A look at the current use of IVC filters and methods for improving retrieval rates.
With Robert K. Ryu, MD, FSIR; Robert J. Lewandowski, MD, FSIR; Kush R. Desai, MD; Ido Weinberg, MD; Michael R. Jaff, DO; Antonios Gasparis, MD; Pamela Kim, MD; Kristan Probeck, ANP-C; Doreen Elitharp, ANP-C; and Nicos Labropoulos, PhD
What Strategies Would Encourage Appropriate Utilization of IVC Filters?
The co-primary investigators of the PRESERVE trial offer their opinions on how an alternate payment model would affect filter use and if evidence gaps or lags are to blame for overuse.
With Matthew S. Johnson, MD, FSIR, and David L. Gillespie, MD, RVT, FACS
European Featured Technology
Sponsored by Boston Scientific Corporation
Sponsored by Penumbra, Inc.
Indigo Percutaneous Mechanical Thrombectomy System
Experts discuss a potential paradigm shift in acute clot management in venous and arterial occlusions.
With Michael Lichtenberg, MD, FESC; Theodosios Bisdas, MD; Jos C. van den Berg, MD, PhD; Yann Le Bras, MD; Francois Petitpierre, MD; and Florian Wolf, MD, MBA, EBIR, EBCR