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December 2009, VOLUME 92, NO.12

 

 

   

 

Interventional Radiology
Guest Editors: Mahesh V. Jayaraman, MD
and Sun H. Ahn, MD

Complete issue

 

 

Commentaries

386

Dovenning
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

387

A Tempered View of Bacteria
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

 


 

CONTRIBUTIONS

388

INTRODUCTION
What Is Interventional Radiology?
Sun H. Ahn, MD; Mahesh V. Jayaraman, MD

388

Intracranial Aneurysms: Perspectives On the Disease and Endovascular Therapy
Awais Z. Vance, MD; Mahesh V. Jayaraman, MD; Richard A. Haas, MD; Curtis E. Doberstein, MD

394

Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT): Evolving Treatment Strategies and Endovascular Therapy
Patrick Conklin, MD; Gregory M. Soares, MD; Gregory J. Dubel, MD; Sun H. Ahn, MD; Timothy P. Murphy, MD

398

Peripheral Arterial Disease: Update of Overview and Treatment
Todd C. Schirmang, MD; Sun H. Ahn, MD; Timothy P. Murphy, MD; Gregory J. Dubel, MD; Gregory M. Soares, MD

407

Thermal Ablation: Clinical Applications, Safety and Efficacy
Farrah J. Wolf, MD; Michael D. Beland, MD

412

Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease: Epidemiology, Imaging and Treatment
Ryan A. McTaggart, MD; Mahesh V. Jayaraman, M;, Richard A. Haas, MD; Edward Feldmann, MD

 


 

COLUMNS

415

IMAGES IN MEDICINE
Knee Lichenification In Parkinson’s Disease: “Parkinson Knees”
Joseph H. Friedman, MD; Stephen Glinick, MD

416

THE CREATIVE CLINICIAN
X Marks the Spot: Cosmetic Surgery Gone Awry
Dalila Zachary, MD; Donovan Rosas, MD; Florence Chan, MD; Karen Tashima, MD

417

PHYSICIAN’S LEXICON
A Graveyard of Words
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

418

GERIATRICS FOR THE PRACTICING PHYSICIAN
Medication and Non-Adherence in the Older Adult
Syed Latif, MD; Lynn McNicoll, MD

420

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Patterns of Obesity Among Men and Women In Rhode Island in 2007
Patricia Markham Risica, DrPH, RD; Jana Hesser, PhD; Yongwen Jiang, PhD; Kathleen Taylor

422

POINT OF VIEW
America’s Multi-tiered Healthcare System: Is Organ Transplantation Fair?
Peter Than; Paul Morrissey, MD

424

December Heritage

 


 
 

Cover Ladd Observatory” by Carolina Arentsen. The Providence-based artist, born in Chile, graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design. This painting of Ladd Observatory is one of a series of small prints/postcards sold at the Brown Bookstore,
RISDworks and OOP! The artist explains: “The main purpose was to share with others, the beautiful and detailed, classic architecture we have here in Rhode Island.” To see more of Carolina’s artwork, visit www.hintstudio.com.

 
 

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