best of 2020: Editor's choice

Dear CVIR readers,


We are please to share with you Prof. Klaus Hausegger's favourite articles published in 2020.

Make sure to read and share them with your peers.


Long-Term Mortality of Matched Patients with Intermittent Claudication Treated by High-Dose Paclitaxel-Coated Balloon Versus Plain Balloon Angioplasty: A Real-World Study

Konstantinos P. Donas, Anne Sohr, Georgios A. Pitoulias et al.


“Keeping a Cool Head”: Percutaneous Imaging-Guided Cryo-ablation as Salvage Therapy for Recurrent Glioblastoma and Head and Neck Tumours

Afshin Gangi, Helene Cebula, Roberto Luigi Cazzato et al.


Don’t be Caught Half-dressed When Working with Radiation

Charlie Yu


Efficacy of Paclitaxel Balloon for Hemodialysis Stenosis Fistulae After One Year Compared to High-Pressure Balloons: A Controlled, Multicenter, Randomized Trial

T. Moreno-Sánchez, M. Moreno-Ramírez, F. H. Machancoses et al.


Yttrium-90 Radioembolization for BCLC Stage C Hepatocellular Carcinoma Comparing Child–Pugh A Versus B7 Patients: Are the Outcomes Equivalent?

Qingquan Zu, Ryan C. Schenning, Younes Jahangiri,…Khashayar Farsad et al.


Risk of Psoas Muscle Atrophy After Endovascular Aneurysm Repair Assessed by Cross-Sectional Psoas Muscle Area

Kotaro Ouchi, Yohei Oki, Toru Sakuma & Hiroya Ojiri


Stent-Assisted Angioplasty (SAA) at the Level of the Common Femoral Artery Bifurcation: Long-Term Outcomes

H. Stricker, L. Spinedi, C. Limoni & L. Giovannacci


How to Handle a COVID-19 Patient in the Angiographic Suite

Anna Maria Ierardi, Bradford J. Wood, Chiara Gaudino et al.


Prostatic Artery Embolization Allows to Maintain Full Sexual Activity in Patients Suffering from Bothersome Lower Urinary Tracts Symptoms related to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.

Ludovica Marzano, Nicolas Thiounn, Helena Pereira et al.


Yttrium-90 Radioembolization in Unresectable Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: Results of a Multicenter Retrospective Study

Irene Bargellini, Cristina Mosconi, Giuseppe Pizzi et al.


Feasibility of Combination Intra-arterial Yttrium-90 and Irinotecan Microspheres in the VX2 Rabbit Model

Andrew C. Gordon, Sarah B. White, Yihe Yang et al.


Factors Associated with Tumor Progression After Percutaneous Ablation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Comparison Between Monopolar Radiofrequency and Microwaves. Results of a Propensity Score Matching Analysis

Damien Bouda, Vincent Barrau, Lucas Raynaud et al.


About the Recently Published Paper on JAMA Oncology ‘‘Radioembolization Plus Chemotherapy for First-Line Treatment of Locally Advanced Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: A Phase 2 Clinical Trial’’

Irene Bargellini, Caterina Vivaldi, Laura Crocetti et al.