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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

2012-10-26 00:34:43

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.

2011-11-14 11:14:33

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).

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

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).

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.

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.


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