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September 23, 2020
I read with interest the group discussion regarding the role of community hospitals in the performance of patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure (
September 21, 2020
The Achilles tendon is the strongest and thickest tendon in the human body. Its vascular supply is shared by the posterior tibialis and peroneal arteries. This case report illustrates how frozen biopsies of a benign lesion located on the tendinous segment of the Achilles tendon led to a deep non-healing ulceration with exposure of the mid tendon.
September 14, 2020
There is a real need to normalize demographic data, the severity of the disease, and the results of revascularization in diabetic patients with critical limb ischemia.
September 9, 2020
Optical coherence tomography (OCT) was used to confirm the presence of dissection and to guide interventional therapy. We intend to illustrate the novel application of OCT imaging in peripheral interventions.
September 2, 2020
Dr. Thomas Zeller shares an update on the IN.PACT BTK study, a safety and efficacy study of the paclitaxel drug-eluting balloon IN.PACT 014 versus conventional percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) for the treatment of patients with chronic total occlusions in the infrapopliteal arteries.
August 26, 2020
This article will discuss the importance of lesion preparation and will review the technique and the materials to reduce the complications following inflation and deflation of the balloon with special attention to dissection in the below-the-knee (BTK) district.
August 19, 2020
This study demonstrated that the treatment of critical limb ischemia with below-the-knee lesions is feasible and safe, with a high procedural success rate and low access-site complication rate using the tibiopedal access approach regardless of whether or not transradial guidance is utilized.
August 4, 2020
We report the case of a massive round right atrial myxoma removed in a young male presenting with acute heart failure and embolism to the pulmonary vasculature.
June 30, 2020
CLD talks with Benjamin Z. Galper, MD, MPH, FACC, and James M. McCabe, MD, FACC.
June 26, 2020
Paul Michael, MD, and Richard Neville, MD, discuss how to work across disciplines to help improve outcomes for patients with CLI.