Christopher Wilhelm Lüdtke

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INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE In elderly patients with reduced bone quality, insufficiency fractures of the sacrum are relatively common and are typically accompanied by severe, disabling pain. The objective of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of cement augmentation by RFS, as well as to determine postinterventional leakages and present the patients'(More)
PURPOSE The current gold standard of popliteal artery aneurysm (PAA) treatment is saphenous vein bypass grafting. The aim of this retrospective single-center study is to investigate the safety and efficacy in the treatment of PAA by an endovascular implanted covered endoprosthesis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Ten patients, mean age 64.6 (range, 52-78) years,(More)
INTRODUCTION Endovascular procedures have increased for different indications over the recent years. To achieve a safe haemostasis after arterial puncture and for more comfort for the patients different vascular closure devices have been developed. AIM To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of a percutaneous closure system based on a matrix patch for(More)
PURPOSE Recanalization of chronic total occlusions (CTOs) of the femoropopliteal arteries depends on a successful lesion crossing with the guide wire. The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the safety, feasibility, and the primary results of retrograde recanalization of CTOs with balloon-assisted excimer-laser atherectomy (ELA) via a(More)
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