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BACKGROUND Chronic renal insufficiency (CRI) is a growing global problem. PTA can be performed without nephrotoxic contrast, utilizing Doppler-ultrasound (Duplex) guidance. Duplex-guided infra-inguinal interventions and access-related interventions have been reported. Duplex-guided iliac interventions have not been performed to any extent because of the(More)
BACKGROUND Optimal duration of leg compression after venous ablation remains unclear. This randomised controlled trial evaluates 4 h compared to 72 h of leg compression. METHODS Patients were randomised to 4 or 72 h of leg compression after radiofrequency ablation of the great saphenous vein. Primary outcome was change in leg volume after 14 days.(More)
To determine the relationship between ankle/brachial indices (ABIs) and morbidity and mortality in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD), a historical cohort study was performed. A total of 154 patients who had undergone noninvasive arterial assessment of the lower extremities in 1989 and 1990 were selected for this purpose. Selection criteria(More)
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