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Gifford E - - 2010
PTA effectively treats vasospasm and arterial disease in peripheral, coronary, and large proximal cerebral vessels but rarely reaches small vessels like the distal MCA beyond the bifurcation. Our purpose was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of PTA for distal MCA occlusions in acute ischemic stroke. Seven patients had strokes ...
Peng Lynn F - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Pulmonary vein stenosis (PVS) is a rare and often lethal condition in children. The optimal treatment for congenital and postoperative PVS is unknown. METHODS AND RESULTS: We compared outcomes of conventional balloon angioplasty performed for PVS from 1999 to 2003 against cutting balloon angioplasty performed from 2004 to 2007. ...
van Vugt Raoul - - 2010
Evaluation of the long-term results of a (semi-) closed endarterectomy of the aortoiliac segment with the use of the arterial disobliteration device. From 1984 until 2005, a total of 157 patients (mean age, 53 years) with aortoiliac occlusive disease underwent a (semi-)closed endarterectomy of the aortoiliac segment. The primary operation ...
De Marco Garcia Lorena P - - 2010
Small-diameter veins are often a limiting factor for the successful creation of arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs). This study evaluated the use of intraoperative primary balloon angioplasty (PBA) as a technique to upgrade small-diameter veins during AVF creation. Sequential balloon angioplasty maturation (BAM) was evaluated as a technique to salvage failed fistulas, ...
Conte Michael S - - 2010
The Bypass versus Angioplasty in Severe Ischemia of the Leg (BASIL) trial is the only randomized controlled trial (RCT) to date comparing open surgical bypass with endovascular therapy for severe limb ischemia (SLI). In their initial 2005 publication, the BASIL investigators reported that the main clinical outcomes (overall survival and ...
Salapura V - - 2010
The outcome of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) of peripheral arterial lesions is influenced by several factors, including the haemodynamic conditions. Our study tested: (a) whether infrapopliteal run-off after completed PTA influenced the time course of restenosis/reocclusion of the femoropopliteal arterial segment, and (b) whether worsening of infrapopliteal run-off influenced the ...
Thalhammer Christoph - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To investigate primary success rates and long term follow-up of endovascular treatment of AngioSeal-related limb ischemia. BACKGROUND: Current knowledge on optimal therapy of ischemic complications following application of AngioSeal is limited. METHODS: A single-center prospectively maintained database was retrospectively interrogated and AngioSeal-related complications requiring endovascular treatment over an 8-year-time ...
Bradbury Andrew W - - 2010
An intention-to-treat analysis of randomized Bypass versus Angioplasty in Severe Ischaemia of the Leg (BASIL) trial data showed that initial randomization to a bypass surgery (BSX)-first strategy was associated with improvements in subsequent overall survival (OS) and amputation-free survival (AFS) of about 7 and 6 months, respectively. We describe the ...
Evans C - - 2010
Retrograde transpopliteal angioplasty (PA) is a potentially useful alternative technique for endovascular treatment of infra-inguinal arterial disease when antegrade transfemoral puncture (FA) is technically not possible or appropriate. This study aimed to investigate the outcomes of PA compared with FA during a 5-year period. A retrospective study was performed to ...
Gonzalo Begoña - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Cryoplasty represents an alternative endovascular approach to current techniques for femoropopliteal occlusive disease treatment. Its theoretical advantage compared to angioplasty is associated with the lower appearance of recoil, dissection, and intimal hyperplasia. The aim of this study is to assess the efficacy of cryoplasty in femoropopliteal disease. MATERIAL AND ...
Evans C - - 2010
INTRODUCTION Retrograde transpopliteal angioplasty ( PA) is a potentially useful alternative technique for endovascular treatment of infra- inguinal arterial disease when antegrade transfemoral puncture (FA) is technically not possible or appropriate. This study aimed to investigate the outcomes of PA compared with FA during a 5- year period. PATIENTS AND ...
Staniloae Cezar S - - 2010
BACKGROUND: This study compares transradial approach (TRA) aortoiliac angioplasty/stenting to the transfemoral approach (TFA). METHODS: We reviewed our peripheral database for aortoiliac interventions performed between 2007 and 2009. Demographics, clinical characteristics, procedural, and lesion details were collected. The efficacy endpoints included procedural success, ankle-brachial index (ABI) improvement, and time to ...
de Haro Joaquin - - 2010
The study tested the feasibility of using a new portable mechanical compression device for the treatment of claudication. The device applies intermittent non-pneumatic mechanical compression (IMC) to the calf. It was hypothesized that it can offer a low-cost convenient option for patients and achieve good compliance and improved clinical outcomes. ...
Dashti Shervin R - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Occlusion of the basilar artery (BA) has a poor prognosis. We evaluated technical considerations and complications associated with reopening subacute to chronically occluded BAs. METHODS: Duration of BA occlusion before revascularization, symptoms and medical management before treatment, and postprocedural antiplatelet regimen and anticoagulation protocols of 9 patients were analyzed. ...
Indes Jeffrey E - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate the outcomes of atherectomy versus subintimal angioplasty (SIA) in patients with lower extremity arterial occlusive disease. METHODS: From September 2005 through July 2006, 27 patients (17 women; mean age 65 years, range 37-85) underwent atherectomy of 46 lesions (11 TASC C/D occlusions) with the SilverHawk device. Results ...
Bradbury A W - - 2010
To compare a 'bypass-surgery-first' with a 'balloon-angioplasty-first' revascularisation strategy in patients with severe limb ischaemia (SLI) due to infrainguinal disease requiring immediate/early revascularisation. A stratified randomised controlled trial. A Delphi consensus study of vascular surgeons' and interventional radiologists' views on SLI treatment was performed before the trial. Twenty-seven UK hospitals. ...
Krüger Karsten - - 2010
PURPOSE: To compare the effects of a one-session procedure (ie, diagnostic angiography immediately followed by intervention) versus a two-session procedure (ie, diagnostic angiography and intervention in two separate sessions) on interventional therapy in patients with peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Interventional therapy was performed immediately after diagnostic ...
Puech-Leão Pedro - - 2010
PURPOSE: To report a series of patients with symptomatic internal carotid artery (ICA) occlusion treated with angioplasty and stents. MATERIALS AND METHODS: From a consecutive series of 50 patients experiencing neurologic ischemic symptoms and shown by conventional ultrasonography (US) to have a total ICA occlusion, 16 patients (ages 45-79 years; ...
Haskal Ziv J - - 2010
BACKGROUND: The leading cause of failure of a prosthetic arteriovenous hemodialysis-access graft is venous anastomotic stenosis. Balloon angioplasty, the first-line therapy, has a tendency to lead to subsequent recoil and restenosis; however, no other therapies have yet proved to be more effective. This study was designed to compare conventional balloon ...
Pfefferkorn Thomas - - 2010
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: In acute basilar artery occlusion, intra-arterial thrombolysis or endovascular mechanical recanalization may result in higher recanalization rates than intravenous thrombolysis. However, many patients are admitted to community hospitals, where endovascular therapy is usually not readily available. We initiated a "drip, ship, and retrieve" cooperative treatment protocol in ...
Tsai Y-H - - 2010
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Transarterial balloon embolization used to be the preferred method for treating DCCFs; however, a strayed, overinflated, or migrated balloon may lead to oculomotor palsy. This investigation compared the use of detachable balloons and GDCs, which were previously used only in cases of balloon-technique failure and are now ...
Rits Yevgeniy - - 2010
This study reviewed the outcomes of open and endovascular revascularization for mesenteric vasculitis (MV). We reviewed the clinical data of all patients who underwent revascularization for occlusive MV from 1984 to 2008. Patients treated for aneurysms or mucosal bleeding without ischemic symptoms were excluded. End points were early mortality and ...
Powell Steven - - 2010
The Amplatzer Vascular Plug Type II (AVP II) has proven effective in the therapeutic embolization of various vascular lesions. It benefits from very rapid occlusion of the target lesion and can be deployed, retrieved, and redeployed if required. There is no literature available on use of the AVP II in ...
Jahnke Thomas - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate safety and efficacy of cryoplasty versus conventional angioplasty for focal popliteal arterial occlusive disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Patients with focal atherosclerotic stenoses and occlusions of the popliteal artery were randomized to cryoplasty or conventional angioplasty as the initial treatment strategy. The primary objective was target lesion patency. ...
Kashiwagi Junji - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Vertebrobasilar artery occlusion (VBO) produces high mortality and morbidity due to low recanalization rate utilization in endovascular therapy. The use of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) to improve recanalization rate additional to local intra-arterial fibrinolysis (LIF) was investigated in this study. Results obtained following recanalization therapy in acute intracranial VBO ...
Cotroneo Antonio Raffaele - - 2010
This study was designed to report our experience with "cutting" balloon angioplasty (CBA) for the treatment of short femoral bifurcation arterial stenosis. Between March 2005 and September 2007, 18 consecutive patients who were high-risk for surgery with critical limb ischemia or severe lifestyle-limiting claudication underwent "cutting" balloon angioplasty (4-6 mm ...
Dale Jarrod D - - 2010
PURPOSE: To review technical and patency results with expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE)-covered stents for treatment of venous rupture encountered during percutaneous hemodialysis intervention. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The Fluency covered stent is a tracheobronchial device that was used in an off-label manner to treat percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA)-induced rupture in hemodialysis circuits. ...
Loberant Norman - - 2010
BACKGROUND/AIMS: To determine whether there is a statistically significant difference in the short-term clinical outcome in patients undergoing percutaneous cholecystostomy based on the anatomic route of gallbladder puncture that is, transhepatic versus transperitoneal. METHODOLOGY: Our population consisted of 132 patients who: 1) presented with acute cholecystitis, 2) were at high ...
Heerwagen Søren T - - 2010
PURPOSE: Cephalic arch stenosis is a known cause of hemodialysis access failure in patients with brachiocephalic fistulas (BCFs). Outcomes of endovascular treatment are affected by resistance of the stenosis to balloon dilation, a high vein rupture rate and the development of early restenosis. The purpose of this retrospective study was ...
Ishii Hideki - - 2010
Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) for femoropopliteal lesions in peripheral artery disease has been performed in patients undergoing hemodialysis as well as in the general population. Cilostazol, a selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 3, has been reported to reduce target lesion revascularization after PTA for femoropopliteal lesions in the general population. This ...
Singhal Ashish - - 2010
Hepatic artery thrombosis (HAT) is the most frequent vascular complication following orthotopic liver transplantation. Urgent retransplantation has been considered as the mainstay therapy. Surgical revascularization is an effective alternative in asymptomatic patients. Endovascular therapies including intra-arterial thrombolysis, percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA), and stent placement have shown encouraging results in recent ...
Siddiq Farhan - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To compare the short- and long-term rates of stroke-and/or-death associated with primary angioplasty alone and angioplasty with stent placement using a meta-analysis of published studies. Both primary angioplasty alone and angioplasty with stent placement have been proposed as treatment strategies for symptomatic intracranial atherosclerotic disease to reduce the risk ...
Zeller Thomas - - 2009
PURPOSE: To report a safety and efficacy study of a novel rotational atherectomy system with aspiration capabilities for the treatment of infrainguinal arterial lesions. METHODS: From February 2006 to January 2007, 172 patients (88 women; mean age 72 years, range 51-93; 47% diabetics) with Rutherford class 1-5 lower limb ischemia ...
Ozyer Umut - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: The objective of our study was to report and compare long-term results of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stenting of central venous obstruction in hemodialysis patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Hemodialysis patients who underwent successful endovascular treatment of central venous obstruction were retrospectively evaluated. Stenotic lesions greater than 50% or inducing ...
Bradbury Andrew W - - 2009
Lack of Level I evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCT) means that the relative merits of surgical and endovascular revascularization strategies for severe limb ischemia (SLI) due to infrainguinal disease remain unclear. The Bypass versus Angioplasty in Severe Ischaemia of the Leg (BASIL) trial remains the only multicenter RCT to ...
Zhao Zhen-Wei - - 2009
BACKGROUND: We investigated the safety of treatment of symptomatic intracranial atherosclerotic stenoses with the Gateway-Wingspan system and its initial effect on prevention of ischemic events. METHODS: Twenty-seven cases of symptomatic intracranial atherosclerotic stenoses were treated with angioplasty with a Wingspan stent. Location of stenoses, extent of stenoses before and after ...
Paumier A - - 2010
We have defined proximal lower limb ischaemia as a decrease in Exercise-transcutaneous oxygen pressure (TcPO(2)) lower than minus 15mmHg at the buttock level in patients with peripheral artery occlusive disease. The purpose of this study was to objectively evaluate the benefits of direct versus indirect revascularisation of internal iliac arteries ...
Fioole Bram - - 2010
Open revascularization in patients with chronic mesenteric ischemia (CMI) is considered the gold standard. Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stenting (PTAS) is often reserved for patients not suitable for open revascularization. In our institute, endovascular revascularization is the first-choice treatment. The purpose of this study was to report the technical and ...
Brueck Martin - - 2009
The aim of the study was to evaluate the safety, feasibility, and procedural variables by the transradial approach compared with the transfemoral access in a standard population of patients undergoing coronary catheterization. Coronary catheterization is usually performed via the transfemoral approach. Transradial access may offer some advantages in comparison with ...
Fayers Tessa - - 2009
PURPOSE: To present the results of external dacryocystorhinostomy (ext-DCR) for epiphora using strict outcome criteria and provide an accurate baseline and evidence from which to compare the results of endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy. METHODS: Retrospective case notes review of 158 consecutive adult patients who underwent primary ext-DCR. Functional success was assessed according ...
Egan Matthew - - 2009
This article summarizes the currently available data regarding the management of coarctation, comparing balloon angioplasty, surgery and transcatheter stent therapy. The vast majority of reported studies are retrospective institutional series and comparative prospective studies are scarce, making it difficult to clearly recommend a treatment strategy. Long-term data are lacking, with ...
Kougias Panagiotis - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Subintimal endovascular intervention has been used widely in the treatment of symptomatic superficial femoral artery (SFA) occlusion. The relative effectiveness of subintimal placement of a covered stent (CS) versus balloon-only subintimal angioplasty (SIA) remains uncertain. METHODS: We performed a retrospective cohort study of consecutive patients with symptomatic SFA occlusions ...
Peck Michael A - - 2010
Endovascular therapy for chronic mesenteric ischemia (CMI) has been increasingly utilized. Early outcomes compare favorably with open mesenteric bypass--the current gold standard. The goal of this study is documentation of intermediate-term anatomic and functional outcomes of endovascular mesenteric revascularization for symptomatic CMI. This is a retrospective review of all patients ...
Conrad Mark F - - 2009
There is little documentation of the effectiveness of percutaneous balloon angioplasty (PTA) of infrapopliteal vessels for the treatment of chronic lower extremity ischemia. This study reviewed our recent experience with infrapopliteal PTA in a large series of patients to determine its effectiveness as a treatment modality. All patients undergoing primary ...
SCHWARZWALDER U - - 2009
This review summarizes new developments in revascularization and advanced techniques to treat lesions below the knee (BTK). The primary goal of endovascular therapy is the re-establishment of pulsatile, straight-line flow to the foot. This treatment results in relieving ischemic pain, healing of (neuro)ischemic ulcers, preventing limb loss, improving quality of ...
Kawamura Yoshihiro - - 2009
Although percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) has become a common therapeutic standard for peripheral artery disease (PAD), high restenosis rates in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) remain a major problem. Nitinol stent implantation is reported to reduce restenosis in SFA after PTA in the general population; however, little is known about ...
Mazari F A K - - 2010
BACKGROUND: To compare angioplasty (PTA), supervised exercise (SEP) and PTA + SEP in the treatment of intermittent claudication (IC) due to femoropopliteal disease. METHODS: Over a 6-year period, 178 patients (108 men; median age, 70 years) with femoropopliteal lesions suitable for angioplasty were randomized to PTA, SEP, or PTA + ...
Maurel Blandine - - 2009
The results of the endovascular treatment of external iliac artery lesions in patients with claudication are not well known. In the literature, very often, the studied populations are not homogenous (people with claudication and with acute ischemia) and the external iliac artery is not differentiated from the primary iliac artery. ...
Davies Mark G - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Endoluminal therapy for superficial femoral artery (SFA) occlusive disease is commonplace, but the incidence and outcomes of in situ thrombosis (IST) and distal embolization (DE) have not been well defined. The aim of this study was to examine the impact of IST and DE on long-term outcomes of SFA ...
Scaffaro Leandro Armani - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: A native arteriovenous fistula (NAF) is a widely used access location for hemodialysis (HD). Monitoring of the NAF followed by percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) as needed may reduce the incidence of NAF failure according to nonrandomized studies. The aim of this randomized study was to determine whether an interventional ...
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