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Endovascular revascularisation of popliteal artery occlusions: two complex cases.
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PMID:  21451913     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Peripheral vascular disease-related occlusions of the arteries are complex lesions that can be treated surgically or through endovascular means in symptomatic patients. In this case report, we describe two interesting cases of popliteal occlusion that were revascularised using advanced endovascular techniques to salvage the limb. The first case was a chronic popliteal artery occlusion that required atypical arterial access along with embolisation due to earlier attempted intervention to revascularise the artery. The second case was an acute embolic occlusion that was excluded from the circulation primarily rather than through the typical approach of thrombolysis or mechanical thrombectomy.
Authors:
L M H W Toh; M Taneja; M G Sebastian
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Singapore medical journal     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0037-5675     ISO Abbreviation:  Singapore Med J     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404516     Medline TA:  Singapore Med J     Country:  Singapore    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e40-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608. hwtoh@singnet.com.sg.
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