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Guest Chief Medical Editors' Page
Ask the Experts: Does Significant Oversizing Matter in the Distal Descending Thoracic Aorta?
Experts discuss considerations for oversizing seal zones such as aortic pathology, distal and proximal landing zone diameters, and the use of tapered devices.
With Melissa L. Kirkwood, MD, FACS, Santi Trimarchi, MD, PhD, and Brant W. Ullery, MD, FACS
Hybrid Techniques for Surgical Repair of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection
Hybrid repair of type A aortic dissection is a versatile approach that facilitates reconstruction at the level of the aortic arch and descending thoracic aorta.
By Roland Assi, MD, MMS, Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, MD, MS, and Wilson Y. Szeto, MD
Predictions for Transradial Access Capabilities in the Near Future
A discussion of available technology for transradial access in patients with aortoiliac and infrainguinal disease, current limitations, and opportunities for the future.
By Young Joon (Fred) Kwon, MSE; Raghuram Posham, MD, MPA; Rahul S. Patel, MD, FSIR; and Aaron Fischman, MD, FSIR, FCIRSE
Training for Proficiency in Transradial Access for Lower Extremity Interventions
A stepwise approach to utilizing transradial access for iliac and femoropopliteal interventions.
By Andrew M. T. L. Choong, MBBS, FRCS (Gen Surg), FEBVS (Hons), MFSTEd, FAMS (Gen Surg); Ian J. Y. Wee; Nicholas L. Syn; and Stanley E. K. Loh, MBChB, MRCS, FRCR
Sponsored by Inari Medical
Novel Mechanical Thrombectomy Tools for Venous Thromboembolism
Dr. Antonious Attallah and Dr. Herman Kado report on recent FlowTriever and ClotTriever PE and DVT cases, and extracted clot images are presented from recent procedures performed across the United States.
With Antonious Attallah, MD, FACC, FSCAI, and Herman Kado, MD, FACC, FSCAI, RPVI
European Featured Technology
Sponsored by JOTEC GmbH, a fully owned subsidiary of CryoLife, Inc.
Medical Affairs Corner
Sponsored by Medtronic