PAD in Focus

PAD in Focus

New frontiers in peripheral intervention.

PAD in Focus

Patient Focus, Interdisciplinary Collaboration Key in CLI Teams

Cardiology Today's Intervention, May/June 2019
Jihad A. Mustapha, MD, FACC, FSCAI
It takes a village to build a critical limb ischemia team. The cornerstone of a successful CLI team is a strong interdisciplinary relationship…
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Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease: Open vs. Endovascular Approach

Cardiology Today's Intervention, November/December 2018
Jessica M. Titus, MD
The manifestation of peripheral vascular disease in the aortoiliac segment is common, and thus its management is a frequent part of the day-to-day…
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Variation is the Enemy of Quality in CLI Treatment

Cardiology Today's Intervention, May/June 2018
Christopher J. White, MD, MSCAI, FACC, FAHA, FESC, FACP
Critical limb ischemia presents tremendous challenges that cannot be neglected or ignored. It is associated with incredibly high rates of morbidity…
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Progress Made in Endovascular Treatment of Long Lesions

Cardiology Today's Intervention, November/December 2017
Peter A. Schneider, MD
There are no definitive answers on how to treat extremely long and complex femoropopliteal lesions, but evidence suggests we are currently making…
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A Need for Comparative Randomized Data in the DCB Era

Cardiology Today's Intervention, July/August 2017
Nicolas W. Shammas, MD, MS, EJD, FACC, FSCAI, FSVM, FICA
Peripheral artery disease is an endemic problem that affects millions of people around the globe. Peripheral artery disease leads to significant…
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Treatment of Symptomatic Common Femoral Artery Stenosis

Cardiology Today's Intervention, May/June 2017
Michael S. Lee, MD, FACC, FSCAI
The preferred revascularization strategy for symptomatic common femoral artery stenosis is unknown. Common femoral endarterectomy has been the…
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Technological Advances Changing Treatment of PAD, CLI

Cardiology Today's Intervention, March/April 2017
Mehdi H. Shishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD
There is renewed interest from industry, payers and all specialists in advancing the care of patients with peripheral artery disease and critical…
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Choosing the Ideal Treatment Strategy for CTO in Patients With PAD

Cardiology Today's Intervention, May/June 2016
Michael S. Lee, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Chronic total occlusion is observed in approximately 40% to 50% of patients with symptomatic peripheral artery disease. Successfully crossing the CTO…