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Percutaneous transluminal dilatation of peripheral arteries: an analysis of factors predicting early success.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6239043     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Four hundred ninety-five patients undergoing peripheral arterial percutaneous transluminal dilatation (TLD) with the Gruntzig balloon catheter were studied prospectively to determine which factors could be used to predict a successful result from the procedure. Ten variables were recorded before the TLD. The procedure was considered a success at follow-up if both the clinical grade and the objective vascular laboratory results improved. The results of a logistic discriminant function analysis showed that three variables were associated with success of a TLD at 3 months: the site of the TLD, the severity of the lesion (i.e., stenosis or occlusion), and the runoff. With these results, logistic regression analysis was used to estimate the chances of a successful result for all combinations of these significant variables. It is concluded that the early result of a TLD is determined by the site of the TLD, the severity of the lesion, and the runoff. A table of the estimated chances of success for any combination of these variables has been constructed and accurately describes our patient population.
Authors:
M E Lally; K W Johnston; D Andrews
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0741-5214     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  1984 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-01-24     Completed Date:  1985-01-24     Revised Date:  2012-10-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8407742     Medline TA:  J Vasc Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  704-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Angioplasty, Balloon*
Arterial Occlusive Diseases / therapy*
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Models, Biological
Probability
Prospective Studies
Time Factors

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