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Clinical outcomes after endovascular treatment of superficial femoral disease in patients with disabling claudication and critical limb ischemia: midterm analysis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21873349     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present the midterm clinical outcomes and predictors of balloon angioplasty and stent placement in atherosclerotic femoropopliteal (FP) arterial disease. Between January 2002 and August 2006, 155 patients (men = 56%; 71.4 ± 10.5 years) underwent 171 FP angioplasty or stent for claudication (n = 82, 54%) or critical limb ischemia ([CLI] n = 70, 46%). Follow-up was obtained through September 30, 2009. The average follow-up was 3.25 ± 1.73 years. In claudicants versus CLI, the 12-month patency for TransAtlantic InterSociety Consensus II (TASC II) classification (TASC A/B) was 93% versus 80%, respectively, and TASC C/D 83% versus 80%. At 3 years, TASC A/B was 82% versus 80%, respectively, and TASC C/D was 56% versus 80%, respectively. The predictor of clinical failure in claudicants was chronic renal insufficiency (CRI) and in CLI, the predictor of amputation was hyperlipidemia.
A J Misselt; M D Zielinski; O I Garcia Medina; G Oderich; H Bjarnason; M A McKusick; Sanjay Misra
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-08-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Angiology     Volume:  63     ISSN:  1940-1574     ISO Abbreviation:  Angiology     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-13     Completed Date:  2012-07-09     Revised Date:  2013-11-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0203706     Medline TA:  Angiology     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  259-65     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Balloon / methods*
Ankle Brachial Index
Atherosclerosis / therapy*
Endovascular Procedures / methods*
Femoral Artery / pathology*
Follow-Up Studies
Intermittent Claudication / surgery*
Ischemia / therapy*
Lower Extremity / blood supply*
Peripheral Arterial Disease / therapy*
Popliteal Artery / pathology*
Retrospective Studies
Treatment Outcome
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Duplex
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