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Endovascular

February 14, 2018
Wang and colleagues present a systematic review of outcomes reported in 26 articles for 67 patients who underwent endovascular treatment for diseases of the ascending aorta, excluding type A dissection. The authors expect a gain in popularity of this intervention in select high-risk patients, but they consider further analysis necessary.
January 8, 2018
A very brief editorial on frailty as a risk factor. In the time of weighing transcatheter interventions versus variable access surgical options, quantifying this physiological concept is of major importance for the cardiac teams and, importantly, the autonomy of the patient.
December 21, 2017
Interesting to read the mortality and renal morbidity of PCI after serious MI. The choice of dual primary outcome may have been an afterhought....
October 10, 2017
The authors present a case of aortic valve, ascending aorta, and arch replacement, which included debranching of the supra-aortic vessels and a frozen elephant trunk procedure. Additionally, the authors performed an extra-anatomic bypass for the left axillary artery.
September 26, 2017
In this video, the authors present the case of a patient with an extensive thoracic aorta aneurysm, who was treated with a two-stage hybrid approach.
August 1, 2017
This video demonstrates a left carotid to subclavian artery bypass.
March 29, 2017
A succinct editorial advancing the case for aortic super-centres
August 23, 2016
This video shows how cone beam CT scanning can be utilized in the operating room for planning needle access for a variety of vascular targets.
July 25, 2016
This video demonstrates a case of percutaneous embolization and TCD monitoring for a carotid tumor.
June 20, 2016
In this video, the authors demonstrate how a robotic catheter can be used to steer a snare in order to capture a tilted IVC filter.

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