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Combined use of iliac artery angioplasty and infrainguinal revascularization for treatment of multilevel atherosclerotic disease.
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PMID:  9878656     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The purpose of this report is to review our recent experience with the combined use of iliac artery angioplasty and infrainguinal surgical revascularization for the treatment of multilevel atherosclerotic disease. A retrospective review of all patients with multilevel atherosclerotic disease who were treated with both iliac artery angioplasty and infrainguinal bypass surgery during a 4-year period was performed. The medical records and preoperative arteriograms of all patients were reviewed for demographic information, radiologic findings, and postoperative follow-up data. Ninety-three limbs in 87 patients were studied. There were 57 male and 30 female patients with an average age of 67.2 years (range: 38-90). We concluded that the combined use of iliac artery angioplasty and infrainguinal surgical revascularization is an effective and durable means of treating multilevel atherosclerotic disease.
G Siskin; R C Darling; B Stainken; B B Chang; P S Paty; P B Kreienberg; G Papanicolaou; D M Shah
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular surgery     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0890-5096     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Vasc Surg     Publication Date:  1999 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-02-17     Completed Date:  1999-02-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703941     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  45-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Vascular Surgery, Center for Vascular Disease, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriosclerosis / surgery*
Arteriovenous Shunt, Surgical*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
Iliac Artery / surgery*
Leg / blood supply*
Retrospective Studies
Risk Factors
Saphenous Vein / transplantation
Vascular Patency

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