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Atherectomy physically removes plaque by cutting, pulverizing, or shaving it in atherosclerotic arteries using a mechanical, catheter-deliverable endarterectomy device. Theoretically, atherectomy offers the following advantages over percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA): It shows a greater immediate success rate with less dissection and acute(More)
The application of stents for treatment of peripheral arterial occlusive disease has gained widespread clinical use, but their safety and efficacy remain unclear. Stent technology is still evolving, and long-term follow-up data are sorely needed. Stents have had good success in providing a scaffold to maintain the intraluminal structure and patency of an(More)
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