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2014-02-21 23:04:31

The current issue of the Journal of Endovascular Therapy offers results of a prospective study seeking to establish the rate of 1-year restenosis in diabetic patients with femoropopliteal in-stent restenosis who underwent treatment with drug-eluting balloon angioplasty. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Despite good immediate results, in up to 40 percent of patients, obstructed arteries in the leg treated with a stent will again become blocked. This in-stent restenosis is...

2012-10-26 00:34:43

Nitinol stent performs better than balloon angioplasty alone in treating lesions of the popliteal artery A study found that a nitinol stent performed better than balloon angioplasty alone in treating blockages of the popliteal artery, which runs through the leg behind the knee. Results of the ETAP trial were presented today at the 24th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium. Sponsored by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF), TCT is the world's...

2011-11-14 11:14:33

In patients with diabetes, cryoplasty post-dilation compared to conventional balloon angioplasty decreases the risk of in-stent restenosis of the superficial femoral artery A clinical trial of patients with diabetes has demonstrated that cryoplasty post-dilitation compared to conventional balloon angioplasty in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) decreased the risk of in-stent restenosis (ISR). Results from the COBRA clinical trial were presented today at the 23rd Annual Transcatheter...

2010-03-15 13:15:00

New technology offers set of peripheral arterial disease patients with critical limb ischemia excellent way to avoid amputation; results rival bypass surgery and are superior to balloon angioplasty alone TAMPA, Fla. -- In the United States, more than 100,000 amputations are performed each year on individuals with critical limb ischemia, the most severe form of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). The number one priority in treating these patients is to re-establish blood flow to avoid limb...

2010-03-15 08:00:00

New Technology Offers Set of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Patients With Critical Limb Ischemia Excellent Way to Avoid Amputation; Results Rival Bypass Surgery and Are Superior to Balloon Angioplasty Alone TAMPA, Fla., March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the United States, more than 100,000 amputations are performed each year on individuals with critical limb ischemia, the most severe form of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). The number one priority in treating these patients is to...

2010-02-11 12:14:53

Kidney dialysis patients often need repeated procedures, such as balloon angioplasty, to open blood vessels that become blocked or narrowed at the point where dialysis machines connect to the body. These blockages can impact the effectiveness of hemodialysis, a life-saving treatment to remove toxins from the blood when the kidneys are unable to do so. But a new FDA-approved stent graft can keep these access points open longer, reducing the number of procedures these patients may need,...

2010-02-11 07:30:00

New England Journal of Medicine Publishes First Study To Show Minimally Invasive Interventional Radiology Approach for End-Stage Kidney Disease Patients "Superior" in Treating Blocked Access FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A randomized multicenter study of 190 patients at 13 medical centers shows--for the first time--the "superior" benefit of stent grafts over balloon angioplasty for maintaining function of dialysis access grafts in kidney failure patients who undergo...

2010-02-10 17:00:00

MURRAY HILL, N.J., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) today announced the publication of trial results by The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) showing the Bard FLAIR® Endovascular Stent Graft maintains the patency of dialysis access grafts more effectively than balloon angioplasty alone. It is the first prospective study to demonstrate the superiority of a new therapy over balloon angioplasty for hemodialysis patients who experience...


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