Monthly Archives: June 2013

Use of the Trellis Device to Manage Deep Vein Thrombosis: Our Positive Results and One-Year Experience

By Muhammad A. Chaudhry, M.D. The Trellis thrombectomy system (Covidien) is one of the newer devices that incorporates isolated pharmacomechanical thrombectomy and thrombolysis (PMT) for treatment of deep venous thrombosis (DVT). We conducted a retrospective study of patients with upper- … Continue reading

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Which Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation: the “Hot Patootie” or “Mr. Freeze”?

By Todd J. Cohen, M.D. In this month’s Journal of Invasive Cardiology, the Winthrop University Hospital Electrophysiology team presented an “Early Experience With the Cryoablation Balloon Procedure for the Treatment of Atrial fibrillation by an Experienced Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation Center” … Continue reading

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