John B Kostis, MD, FACP, FACC


An opinion piece by leading experts on important issues affecting practice.


Reflection on the Endovascular Era for Amputation Prevention

Cardiology Today's Intervention, November/December 2015
An exciting development in interventional medicine is that of endovascular limb salvage. We are fortunate in this issue of Cardiology Today’s

The Evolution of Intervention

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2015
Vascular intervention is clearly becoming a larger part of the interventional cardiologist’s patient care and procedural portfolio. This is a…

Spotlight on Physical Stressors in the Cath Lab

Cardiology Today's Intervention, July/August 2015
The issue of occupational hazards in the cath lab is an important one. Radiation during interventional procedures has long been a concern, and a…

Physician Judgment Key to Determine Duration, Intensity of DAPT

Cardiology Today's Intervention, May/June 2015
Dual antiplatelet therapy is an important part of stenting procedures. The transition from more complex regimens to the dual antiplatelet therapy…

An Endovascular Approach to Stroke Care

Cardiology Today's Intervention, March/April 2015
In recent months, we have seen in rapid succession the presentation and publication of a number of contemporary trials that demonstrate the great…

The Year in Review, A Look Ahead

Cardiology Today's Intervention, January/February 2015
Overall, 2014 was an exciting year in interventional cardiology. We saw the presentation and publication of important trials as well as a number of…

A New Frontier: Below-the-Knee Intervention

Cardiology Today's Intervention, July/August 2016
In terms of new frontiers in cardiac intervention, few areas are as exciting as below-the-knee intervention. The possibility of providing extremely…