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In a group of 26 patients percutaneous transluminal (balloon) angioplasty (PTA) and stents (Wallstents) were applied and in another 26 matched patients PTA alone was used as primary treatment for femoropopliteal occlusions of 3 cm or longer. Five patients with stents showed early thrombosis necessitating catheter thrombolysis and/or thrombus aspiration. Ten(More)
To save time and expenses we developed a combined program of local short-term catheter thrombolysis (CTL) in the angiographic laboratory followed by a long-term CTL on the ward if necessary to achieve patency. Out of 66 patients with arterial occlusion in the femoro-popliteal region the occluded segment was re-opened by short-term CTL alone in 22 patients(More)
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