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Sequential Pneumatic Compression Biomechanical Home Therapy Device in the Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischemia for No-Option Patients

Jul 05, 2016

The authors conducted a study to determine the efficacy of sequential pneumatic compression therapy in patients with CLI between 2005 and 2015, where patients were commenced on a 12-week treatment protocol. Sustained clinical improvement was 68% at… | Read More

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Reducing Amputation Rates in Critical Limb Ischemia Patients Via a Limb Salvage Program: A Retrospective Analysis

May 02, 2016

This retrospective analysis demonstrates that the implementation of a comprehensive limb salvage program can lead to increased angiographic assessment and endovascular treatment of high-risk CLI patients, preventing unnecessary major amputations… | Read More

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The Effect of Subclinical Hypothyroidism on Blood Pressure

Mar 01, 2016

The results of this study suggest that patients with subclinical hypothyroidism are at higher risk of hypertension and dyslipidemia as compared to controls. | Read More

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Impact of Family History on Reintervention Rate During Follow-up After Aneurysm Repair

Jan 26, 2016

The authors aim to determine whether, in a group of patients with an established familial pattern of aortic disease, there is a risk of development of new aneurysm in the follow-up period, and whether this risk differs from that of patients without… | Read More

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Role of Nitinol Stent Fractures in the Development of In-Stent Restenosis in the Superficial Femoral Artery

Dec 30, 2015

Stent fractures in the SFA play a modest role in the development of in-stent restenosis. In this study, a majority of patients with in-stent restenosis did not have stent fracture. | Read More

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No-Fluoroscopy Crossing of Chronic Total Occlusions Using Ocelot Optical Coherence Tomography Guided Catheter

Dec 01, 2015

The Ocelot catheter allows for safe, quick, and efficient crossing of peripheral arterial CTOs while eliminating, or significantly reducing, fluoroscopic exposure and associated contrast administration. | Read More

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True Femoral Arterial Puncture Site vs Perceived Arterial Puncture Site

Oct 28, 2015

Commonly used techniques for isolating the true arterial puncture site are often imprecise. The authors present a useful indicator of the true arterial puncture site following a presentation of data on perceived vs true puncture sites. | Read More

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Gender Differences in Endovascular Revascularization for Peripheral Arterial Disease

Jul 01, 2015

The authors compare clinical outcomes of male and female patients with PAD who underwent percutaneous transluminal angioplasty.  | Read More

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CFD Analysis to Evaluate Hemodynamic Parameters in a Growing Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Apr 27, 2015

Knowledge of the regional distribution of wall thickness and failure properties in an AAA can help in understanding its natural history, developing methods to predict rupture risk, and designing vascular prostheses. | Read More

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Endovascular Treatment of Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome: Technical Aspects and Results of Endovascular Treatment With Surgical Release of Popliteal Artery

Apr 27, 2015

Endovascular treatment with surgical decompression of popliteal artery is a potential alternative treatment for PAES that is less invasive and offers an alternative to conventional bypass surgery, especially for young patients. | Read More