Document Detail


Drug-coated balloons and their place in treating peripheral arterial disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23278227     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Drug-coated balloons (DCB) have emerged as an additional treatment option for managing restenosis in lesions of the superficial femoral artery and of the infrapopliteal arterial bed. Relatively limited data are available on the use of DCB in these lesions, but scientific evidence is mounting. In five randomized controlled trials, late lumen loss 6 months after the intervention was found to be markedly lower in patients treated with paclitaxel-coated balloons (PCB) compared with uncoated balloons. Different types of PCB are currently on the market. It remains to be seen how different coatings affect the performance of PCB and clinical outcome. Long-term results are also awaited. In this review, the authors describe the components of DCB and how they affect performance. Then, the authors provide an overview of clinical results obtained with PCB in the superficial femoral artery and below the knee, and finally the article gives an outlook on the future of DCB in peripheral arterial disease.
Authors:
Beatrix Schnorr; Thomas Albrecht
Related Documents :
23269047 - External carotid artery stenting and superficial temporal artery to middle cerebral art...
23312837 - Endovascular treatment of renal artery aneurysms and renal arteriovenous fistulas.
23864217 - Re-repair of the mitral valve as a primary strategy for early and late failures of mitr...
23780717 - Fibromuscular dysplasia affecting a two-branched renal artery in a patient with a solit...
21476807 - Venous sacrifice in neurosurgery: new insights from venous indocyanine green videoangio...
17551217 - Indocyanine green angiography for examining the normal ocular fundus in dogs.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Expert review of medical devices     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1745-2422     ISO Abbreviation:  Expert Rev Med Devices     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101230445     Medline TA:  Expert Rev Med Devices     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  105-14     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Experimental Radiology, Charité, University Hospital, Berlin, Germany. beatrix.schnorr@charite.de.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Electrical methods of controlling bacterial adhesion and biofilm on device surfaces.
Next Document:  Applications of femtosecond lasers in ophthalmic surgery.