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Use of the directional atherectomy for the treatment of femoro-popliteal lesions in patients with critical lower limb ischemia
Femoro-popliteal PTA for the treatment of critical limb ischemia is frequently associated with unsatisfactory procedural success rates while directional atherectomy (DCA) has improved success rate since claudicant ...
Standard carotid endarterectomy versus carotid artery stenting with closed-cell stent design and distal embolic protection: does the age matter?
Carotid artery endarterectomy (CEA) is considered the gold standard for treatment of symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid disease. Carotid artery stenting (CAS) is a less invasive approach and therefore could be ...
Treatment of de novo femoro-popliteal lesions with a new Drug Coated Balloon: early experience of a single Center in the first 50 patients
Angioplasty with drug-coated balloon (DCB) is an emerging and reliable method for the treatment of femoro-popliteal lesions. We report our experience with the Stellarex™ DCB in the first 50 patients. Methods - From ...
Harmonic focus versus conventional electrocautery for femoral artery exposure: a "direct" comparison on the same patients
Surgical access complications during endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) are reported relatively frequent. HARMONIC FOCUS® (HF; Ethicon EndoSurgery Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio, USA) is a device developed to improve bleeding ...