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2017

August 07, 2017
Introduction: Prevalence of critical limb ischemia (CLI) is still increasing. Symptoms for CLI are resting pain with or without small ulcers to gangrene. Doppler ultrasound is the first diagnostic tool used in these patients; however, it is often…
August 07, 2017
Introduction: Critical limb ischemia (CLI) is a significant morbid disease defined as a severe manifestation of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and occurs in a chronic setting with the presence of claudication symptoms over a long period. …
August 07, 2017
Introduction: There are approximately 18 million American citizens suffering with peripheral artery disease (PAD), of which an estimated 2 million have critical limb ischemia (CLI), which is the deadliest form of PAD. Predominantly in the elderly…
August 07, 2017
Introduction: Advanced Catheter Therapies (ACT) has designed the Occlusion Perfusion catheter (OPC) to function as a universal agent-delivery system that will accommodate any therapeutic agent, including pharmaceuticals, biologics, and live cells…
August 07, 2017
Introduction: Late lumen loss by mechanical and biological recoil is a known mechanism of restenosis and late failure post peripheral endovascular intervention. Its evaluation by non-invasive methods such as duplex ultrasound has not been formally…
August 07, 2017
Introduction: Percutaneous thrombectomy in patients with acute limb ischemia (ALI) is a challenging task. Several devices have been approved for this indication, but their effectiveness remains a matter of debate. The aim of this study is to present…
August 07, 2017
Introduction: Critical limb ischemia (CLI) of the lower limbs is a very frequent and growing entity worldwide, already considered an epidemic given the increase in diabetes, unhealthy lifestyles, and increased life expectancy of the population. CLI…
August 07, 2017
Introduction: Drug-coated balloons (DCBs) have emerged as an effective treatment for patients with symptomatic peripheral arterial disease in the femoropopliteal arteries. They have been shown to be superior to balloon angioplasty (PTA) in large,…
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