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Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty using a new peripheral cutting balloon for stenosis of arch vessels in aorto arteritis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15767988     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) with or without stenting of steno-occlusions in the supra-aortic arch vessels in aortoarteritis is associated with higher residual stenosis and restenosis, particularly in those with diffuse disease. The use of the new peripheral cutting balloon (Boston Scientific Interventional Technologies, San Diego, CA, USA) in these lesions in aortoarteritis has not been described. We report here the first 2 cases of stand alone cutting angioplasty for 2 patients (3 arteries). One patient presented with a critical stenosis of the common carotid artery. We obtained a good immediate result but a restenosis appeared at 6 months, easily treated by a new angioplasty with cutting balloon and stent implantation. The second patient had an occlusion of the subclavian artery associated with a severe ostial vertebral artery stenosis. The immediate result was excellent and the 6-month clinical and angiographic control showed no restenosis.
Authors:
M Henry; P C Rath; G Lakshmi; I Henry; M Hugel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International angiology : a journal of the International Union of Angiology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0392-9590     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Angiol     Publication Date:  2004 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-15     Completed Date:  2005-08-09     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8402693     Medline TA:  Int Angiol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  403-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
m.henryilrmtd@wanadoo.fr
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Angioplasty, Balloon / instrumentation*
Aorta, Thoracic*
Aortography
Arterial Occlusive Diseases / etiology,  radiography,  therapy*
Equipment Design
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Giant Cell Arteritis / complications*,  radiography
Humans
Male

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