In This Issue:
The Renal Renaissance
Will advances in renal denervation and stenting trials bring renewed clinical interest?
Chief Medical Editor’s Page By Krishna J. Rocha-Singh, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, FSVM, Guest Chief Medical EditorCOVER STORIES
Evaluating Renal Denervation Top 5 Viewed A summary of ongoing and planned studies, as well as potential collateral benefits. By Jacek Kadziela, MD, PhD; Andrzej Januszewicz, MD, PhD, FESC; and Adam Witkowski, MD, PhD, FESC
Renal Artery Denervation:
A Brave New Frontier Top 5 Viewed Emerging therapies for treating patients with severe, treatment-resistant hypertension.
Compiled by Krishna J. Rocha-Singh, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, FSVM
The Renal Stenting Downturn Top 5 Viewed Why are we stenting less? By George V. Moukarbel, MD, and Mark W. Burket, MD
Life After ASTRAL Top 5 Viewed Strengths and limitations of renal artery stenting trials and a look at what’s next in this arena. By Beau M. Hawkins, MD, and Michael R. Jaff, DO
Objective Performance Goals for Renal Artery Stenting Trials Krishna J. Rocha-Singh, MD, discusses what led to the creation of OPG for renal stenting and how these goals can be applied to new research endeavors.
The Importance of Appropriate Renal Artery Stenting Considerations for diagnosis and treatment of patients with renal artery stenosis. By Massoud A. Leesar, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Renal Artery Fibromuscular Dysplasia Update Top 5 Viewed Diagnosis and management of this serious but underdiagnosed disease. By Joe F. Lau, MD, PhD; Robert A. Lookstein, MD; and Jeffrey W. Olin, DO
Treating Mesenteric Ischemia An overview of the many complicated facets involved in treating this presentation. By Gregory Mishkel, MD, FRCPC, FACC, FSCAI
One Question …
What is your threshold for treating visceral aneurysms versus watchful waiting?
With Mark D. Morasch, MD, FACS, RPVI; Christopher D. Owens, MD; Nael Saad, MD; and Sanjeeva P. Kalva, MD
Recurrent SVC Syndrome Treatment Endovascular intervention for venous occlusive disease in a patient with cystic fibrosis. By Mike Malinowski, MD, and Ross Milner, MDVESSEL UPDATE
The TAPE Method A novel intravascular ultrasound scoring system for peripheral CTO lesions. By Andrzej Boguszewski, MD; Michael Tucciarone, MD; James Torey, PA-C; and Thomas Davis, MDDEPARTMENTS
An Interview With Anthony J. Comerota, MD Dr. Comerota discusses protocol for DVT and PE treatment, as well as opportunities for attendees of the first ISVS meeting this March.