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The role of embolic protection in peripheral arterial atherectomy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21550508     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Embolic protection devices were initially developed for use in the treatment of saphenous vein aortocoronary bypass graft stenosis as well as in carotid artery stenting because of the significant risk of atheroembolism and their use is well accepted. The use of these devices for lower-extremity arterial interventions is becoming well accepted because of the significant consequences of embolization in patients with limited circulatory runoff. This is especially true in the use of mechanical atherectomy devices for femoropopliteal arterial lesions.
Authors:
Michael Wholey
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Techniques in vascular and interventional radiology     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1557-9808     ISO Abbreviation:  Tech Vasc Interv Radiol     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9806675     Medline TA:  Tech Vasc Interv Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  65-74     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier Inc.
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