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Markedly eccentric peripheral vascular stenoses: percutaneous atherectomy with an endomyocardial biopsy device.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11058665     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In 23 patients, percutaneous atherectomy was performed with an endomyocardial biopsy device in 27 eccentric stenoses of lower limb arteries. The mean percentage stenosis was reduced from 82% to 14% (P: <.001). Histopathologic examination revealed no media or adventitial tissue in the extracted particles. The technical success and complication rates were similar to those reported for conventional percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of short symmetric lesions.
M Bulvas; R Urbanová; R Klézlová; I Vítková
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Evaluation Studies; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Radiology     Volume:  217     ISSN:  0033-8419     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiology     Publication Date:  2000 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-11-13     Completed Date:  2000-11-21     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401260     Medline TA:  Radiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  587-92     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Medicine 2, Division of Angiology, King's Vineyards Hospital, School of Medicine 3, Charles University, Srobarova 50, Prague 10, CZ 101 00, Czech Republic.
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MeSH Terms
Angiography, Digital Subtraction
Arterial Occlusive Diseases / radiography,  therapy*
Atherectomy / adverse effects,  instrumentation,  methods*
Biopsy / instrumentation
Disposable Equipment
Endocardium / pathology
Leg / blood supply*
Middle Aged

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