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Endovascular treatment strategies for supra-aortic arterial occlusive disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15956917     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Because of the focal nature of stenoses or occlusions in the supra-aortic vasculature, the high blood-pressures in this area and the very low morbidity rates related to percutaneous therapy have largely replaced surgical revascularization as the initial treatment of choice for patients with supra-aortic arterial occlusive disease. The initial technical success and durability of percutaneous angioplasty (PTA) and stenting in these lesions is excellent. Nevertheless several factors can make PTA and stenting a complex procedure that requires advanced endovascular skills for a successful outcome. Profound knowledge of surgical reconstruction techniques or extra-anatomic bypasses remains mandatory, as it is occasionally required for failure of endovascular techniques or if contraindications exist.
P Peeters; J Verbist; K Deloose; M Bosiers
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0021-9509     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino)     Publication Date:  2005 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-06-15     Completed Date:  2006-09-19     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0066127     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino)     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  193-200     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Imelda Hospital, Bonheiden, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Carotid Stenosis / radiography,  surgery*
Practice Guidelines as Topic*
Subclavian Steal Syndrome / radiography,  surgery*
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Surgical Procedures / methods*
Comment In:
J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2005 Jun;46(3):189-92   [PMID:  15956916 ]

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