June 2019

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Volume 31 Issue 6 E
JUNE 2019 TOC and ISSUE PDF
We present a patient who underwent angioplasty of the entire length of the inferior vena cava.
This first case series presents the use of Shockwave Intravascular Lithotripsy in a patient with LMCA disease with multivessel disease who declined surgery, a patient with isolated LMCA disease and severe cardiomyopathy, and a late nonagenarian patie…
We describe the case of an 81-year-old woman with three biological prostheses at the aortic valve, mitral valve, and tricuspid valve with recurrent hospitalizations due to heart failure. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first percutaneous cl…
We present a case of stent fracture caused by adventitial cystic disease of the popliteal artery.
We describe a simple “post-close” technique for large arteriotomies (13-14 Fr) after removal of Impella 2.5 or CP systems (Abiomed) from the common femoral artery, using two Perclose devices.
A patient with a central venous port for chemotherapy was admitted to our emergency department due to progressive dyspnea, chest pain, and swelling; thoracic CT scan revealed thrombus occluding the SVC in close proximity to the right atrium.
We present a straightforward mother-and-child catheter-extension technique that allows selective angiography of internal mammary grafts via radial approach.
We present an atypical case of ACS related to a coronary bifurcation occlusion due to a septic embolism in a patient presenting with infective endocarditis and summarize previous similar cases and their management.
The optimal treatment for congenital aortic stenosis has been debated over the past three decades of experience. We performed a meta-analysis of 18 studies on SAV alone, BAV alone, and both.