Tag: endovascular

Focus on the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapeutics

The International Symposium on Endovascular Therapeutics (SITE) is an annual international symposium based in Barcelona, Spain, with its focus in the Spanish vascular world....

Open vs. endovascular aneurysm repair in the 60-year-old man against the...

 “The best treatment for a 60-year-old man with an infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm that is above the threshold for intervention is arguably surgery based...

Tackling the uncommon, but devastating, complication of infection after EVAR

 Rachel Bell (Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London, UK) describes a variety of specialist surgical options to treat infection after endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR),...

Consider intravascular lithotripsy when treating calcified femoropopliteal arteries

 Treating severely calcified arteries by endovascular means is still a challenge, although atherectomy, stents and lithotripsy are all techniques that are employed. Lithotripsy (also...

Endovascular therapy for critical limb ischaemia: When is enough, enough?

We need to stop doing endovascular procedures for critical limb ischaemia patients when no measurable benefit is being seen and when the adverse event rate is...

CX 2017: Appreciation of Dr Edward B Diethrich

The Charing Cross Symposium 2017 held a special session on Thursday 27 April to remember Edward B Diethrich, who died in February. The cardiovascular...

North Dallas Research Associates begin enrolling TOBA II BTK patients

North Dallas Research Associates, Dallas, Texas, and its private practice, Cardiac Center of Texas, have announced their participation in the Tack Optimized Balloon Angioplasty II...

Endovascular treatment in the aortic arch

The development of endovascular stent grafts in the descending aorta has significantly reduced the number of open surgical repairs being performed. However, the ascending...

Carbon-coated stents in patients with atherosclerotic iliac artery lesions

By Nicola Troisi, Department of Surgery, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Unit, San Giovanni di Dio Hospital, Florence, Italy Endovascular treatment is now the preferred treatment...

Endologix’ EVAS FORWARD Global Registry finds positive Nellix outcomes at two...

Data from Endologix' Global Registry have found 98% freedom from persistent endoleaks with its Nellix system at two-year follow-up, among other positive results. The...