A collection of opinions and/or explanations about various medical and other topics of professional interest to me and the practice medicine.

VaricoceleGEST 2018 Abstract: Novel “Uncoil Coil” Technique for Varicocele Embolization

Global Embolization Symposition 2018 Abstract Presentation: The "uncoil coil" technique for varicoele embolization

Uterine FibroidsPregnancy and Uterine Fibroid Embolization

UFE may become the first line treatment for patients with uterine fibroids who wish to become pregnant

The Art of Medicine: Seven Skills That Promote Mastery

Getting back to the basics of interacting with patients

Uterine FibroidsUterine Fibroid Embolization is Underutilized.

Physician Burnout - My Path

Professional burnout is characterized by cynical behavior, exhaustion, lack of enthusiasm, and loss of professional effectiveness.

Critical Limb IschemiaThe Front Line for Critical Limb Ischemia

State of the art endovascular revascularization for critical limb ischemia

Uterine FibroidsGynecological Myths in Fibroids and UFE

Too often the gynecological community gives misleading information about fibroids and treatment with uterine fibroid embolization.

Peripheral Arterial DiseaseAntegrade Superficial Femoral Artery Access

Antegrade superficial femoral artery access is safe and offers significant advantages or traditional common femoral artery access.

Critical Limb IschemiaPedal Loop Revascularization: Experience Matters

Pedal loop revascularization procedures are the last resort for patients with no other options for saving their limb.

Critical Limb IschemiaEndovascular First: Better outcomes compared to open bypass for patients with critical limb ischemia

This paper uses data from the Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI) database to compare outcomes in patients undergoing a below the...

Critical Limb IschemiaAn Endovascular-First Approach to the Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia Results in Superior Limb Salvage Rates

Increasing evidence supports an endovascular first approach to patients with critical limb ischemia.

Peripheral Arterial DiseasePeripheral Artery Disease Progression maybe more common than previously thought

This paper is a meta-analysis looking at progression of peripheral arterial disease (PAD).

Critical Limb IschemiaExperts and Centers of Excellence

Globally we are seeing an aging population with an increasing prevalence of diabetes and metabolic syndrome.

Critical Limb Ischemia Critical Limb Ischemia: Time Matters

Patients with foot ulceration, and especially those with diabetes, are at an increased risk of amputation.

Critical Limb IschemiaTackling the PAD Knowledge Gap

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) has been a largely under recognized and under studied problem despite its significant impact on...

Uterine FibroidsFertility after uterine artery embolization: a review

There is a growing body of evidence that uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) is an important treatment option in patients with...

Uterine FibroidsUterine fibroid embolization improves quality of life and sexual function

The SFICV EFUZEN study is the largest prospective study reporting sexual desire and function after uterine fibroid embolization (UFE).