Affiliation: Tufts Medical Center
- Radiofrequency thermal wire is a useful adjunct to treat chronic central venous occlusionsMark Iafrati
Department of Vascular Surgery, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
J Vasc Surg 55:603-6. 2012..2 ± 3.6 cm. One patient required repeat angioplasty at 4 months. All stents were patent at 12 to 15 months. The radiofrequency wire is valuable in the management of patients with refractory central venous occlusions...
- Early results and lessons learned from a multicenter, randomized, double-blind trial of bone marrow aspirate concentrate in critical limb ischemiaMark D Iafrati
Division of Vascular Surgery, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
J Vasc Surg 54:1650-8. 2011..Patients without direct revascularization options have the worst outcomes. We sought to explore the feasibility of conducting a definitive trial of a bone marrow-derived cellular therapy for CLI in this "no option" population...
- Endovascular stenting of ascending lumbar veins for refractory inferior vena cava occlusionChristopher T Healey
New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
J Vasc Surg 44:879-81. 2006..To our knowledge this is the first report of endovascular therapy of IVC occlusion via stenting of the ascending lumbar vein. This technique may provide a feasible treatment option when the occluded IVC cannot be reopened...