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Less patency, fewer complications for endovascular approach to popliteal artery aneurysm repair

February 9, 2016

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Compared with open surgery, endovascular popliteal artery aneurysm repair was associated with lower patency but fewer complications, according to results of a retrospective single-center study presented at the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy.

Researchers evaluated all patients who underwent popliteal artery aneurysm repair with an endovascular graft (Viabahn, W.L. Gore) or reverse saphenous vein grafting at the Cleveland VA hospital between 2000 and 2012.

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Peripheral application of bioabsorbable structures shows promise

February 9, 2016
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Bioabsorbable stents and bioresorbable scaffolds may ultimately prove more suitable than metallic stents for the treatment of peripheral artery…
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VIDEO: Expert discusses algorithmic approach to SFA intervention

February 8, 2016
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — In this video, Gary M. Ansel, MD, interventional cardiologist at OhioHealth Heart and Vascular Physicians, presents a look at the interventions…
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Optimal treatment for peripheral in-stent restenosis depends on lesion size

February 8, 2016
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — The optimal treatment for in-stent restenosis in the peripheral arteries depends on lesion size. For short lesions, drug-coated balloons and…
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Ten tips for reducing radiation exposure during interventional procedures

February 8, 2016
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — At the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy, Lindsay Machan, MD, provided 10 tips for protecting yourself in a career with…
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Acute Ischemic Stroke: Overcoming Barriers by Improving Systems of Care

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

According to the American Heart Association, strokes are experienced by approximately 795,000 Americans each year and…
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VIDEO: Expert discusses algorithmic approach to SFA intervention

February 8, 2016
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VIDEO: TAVR fills treatment gaps in aortic stenosis, but outcomes vs. surgery yet unknown

January 14, 2016
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