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Houdini device

Original Research

Facilitated Intraluminal Guidewire Passage in Femoropopliteal Occlusive Pathology: Simplified Instrumentation Technique

Jul 25, 2018

Chin et al describe a novel balloon catheter that uses hydraulic pressure contained in an everting inner lumen to drive a central guidewire through the lesion under mechanical control of the operator. | Read More

Dattilo

Original Research

Outcomes of Patients Treated For Critical Limb Ischemia in an Outpatient Endovascular Center

Jun 26, 2018

Critical limb ischemia is present in only about 1% to 2% of all patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD), but it is the most severe form of PAD and is responsible for 185,000 amputations in the United States each year. | Read More

Paudel

Research Article

The Association of Gender With Quality of Health in Peripheral Arterial Disease Following Peripheral Vascular Intervention

Oct 17, 2017

Paudel et al examined the gender-related differences in PAD-related health status in patients undergoing PVI for lower extremity PAD. | Read More

OPC

Research Article

Occlusion Perfusion Catheter (OPC) – A Universal Drug-Delivery Device – Next Generation

Sep 10, 2017

The authors present the Occlusion Perfusion catheter (OPC), a universal drug-delivery device. This catheter allows for delivery of antiproliferative drug to a targeted treatment area, demonstrates exceptional medial layer drug uptake, and can be re-… | Read More

Original Research

Use of VASCADE Vascular Closure System for Venous Hemostasis

Aug 07, 2017

We investigate whether vascular closure devices selected for characteristics optimal for venous closure can deliver a safe and effective way to achieve rapid hemostasis. | Read More

USA

Original Research

A Multi-Regional Physician Survey of Peripheral Artery Disease: Implications for Improved Awareness and Expedited Referral

Jun 08, 2017

Our aim was to determine awareness of PAD treatment options and referral of patients at high risk of PAD to specialty care via a cross-sectional online survey of 500 clinicians from across the United States. | Read More

Original Research

Ultrasound-Guided Gas Sclerotherapy

Apr 06, 2017

Ultrasound-guided gas sclerotherapy (UGGS) is a new method for sclerosing varicose veins. The objective of this method is to increase sclerosant contact with the venous endothelium to obtain the best sclerosing effect, achieved by a depletion of… | Read More

Original Research

The Peripheral RegIstry of Endovascular Clinical OutcoMEs (The PRIME Registry): Interim Analysis of the First 328 Subjects with Critical Limb Ischemia

Mar 15, 2017

Subjects with critical limb ischemia (CLI) have high 1-year amputation and mortality rates.The clinical profile and outcomes of CLI subjects were characterized using the PRIME registry and compared with previous literature to highlight the… | Read More

Original Research

Acute Results of Directional Atherectomy for the Treatment of Claudication and Critical Limb Ischemia in the DEFINITIVE LE Study

Feb 08, 2017

This study assesses the acute safety of directional atherectomy for endovascular treatment of peripheral arterial disease in infrainguinal arteries. | Read More

Original Research

Renal Denervation in Patients With Resistant Arterial Hypertension: a Single-Center Cohort Study and Learning Curve

Aug 07, 2016

The authors evaluate the effect of percutaneous renal denervation in patients with resistant arterial hypertension in a prospective, single-center cohort study. The results showed a drop in office systolic blood pressure measurements.  | Read More