HIPG Members at CIT 2016


L to R: Dr. Craig Walker, Dr. Eric Dippel, Dr. Thomas M. Shimshak, Dr. Xiongiing Jiang, Dr. Robert Beasley, Dr. Anil Chagarlamudi HIPG members continue to represent the organization at international conferences throughout the year. Several HIPG members were recently invited faculty at the 6th annual NCVH at China Interventional Therapeutics (CIT) Conference held March […]

China Mentorship Program in Its Third Year


Six Chinese endovascular surgeons were recently welcomed to the US to begin a medical mentorship in peripheral interventions. The mentorship program, now in its third year, is a collaborative effort between HIPG and Boston Scientific. Program funding has been made possible through an ongoing grant from Boston Scientific. The mission of this partnership is to […]

Venoplasty and Stenting for Post-Thrombotic Syndrome


Robert R Attaran, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FASE, RPVI – Introduction: We evaluated a 49-year old man with two prior left-leg deep vein thromboses (DVTs). The first episode, occurring five years prior, was associated with knee surgery. The second episode occurring six months prior appeared to be unprovoked. Hypercoagulable workup was unremarkable. He was prescribed rivaroxaban […]