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Femoropopliteal Angioplasty: Factors Influencing Long‐term Success
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Overall patencies at 1, 3, and 5 years were 81%, 61%, and 58%, respectively, and factors negatively influencing longterm patency include the presence of diabetes mellitus, diffuse atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, or threatened limb loss. Expand
Intraluminal stents in atherosclerotic iliac artery stenosis: preliminary report of a multicenter study.
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The treatment eliminated intermittent claudication in 14 patients and increased exercise tolerance to 500 m in the patient with a limb at risk for amputation before the procedure and the improved condition persisted in all patients during the follow-up of 6-12 months. Expand
Angiography in poor-risk patients with massive nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding.
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Urgent gut angiography in patients with massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding of arteriocapillary source is a useful diagnostic and therapeutic maneuver and warrants continued application in this group of poor-risk patients. Expand
Enterocutaneous fistulae: interventional radiologic management.
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Twelve patients with high-output enterocutaneous fistulae were successfully managed by interventional radiologic therapy and allowed the formation of a mature, fibrous external tract that subsequently underwent spontaneous closure. Expand
Percutaneous retrieval of foreign bodies: experience with the nitinol Goose Neck snare.
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Because of its excellent torque control, positive grasping capacity, excellent radiopacity, lack of traumatic effect, and availability in different sizes appropriate for use in a wide variety of difficult anatomic spaces, the authors recommend that this device be considered the first choice for all foreign body retrieval procedures. Expand
PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL ANGIOPLASTY: THE PROCEDURE OF CHOICE IN THE HYPERTENSIVE RENAL ALLOGRAFT RECIPIENT WITH RENAL ARTERY STENOSIS
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Compared with operation, PTA is a safer and more effective procedure for the initial treatment of RTAS and in patients with functioning kidneys at a mean follow-up period of 30 months. Expand
Removal of retained common bile duct stones with angiographic occlusion balloons.
Interventional biliary radiology has a well established role in the management of retained common bile duct stones [1-5]. In most cases, a Dormia stone basket is passed through a T-tube track toExpand
Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty treatment of renal transplant artery stenosis.
Since June 1979, percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) has been the procedure of choice for renal transplant artery stenosis (RTAS) at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Of 241Expand
The midaortic syndrome: diagnosis and treatment.
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Eleven patients suspected of having midaortic syndrome were examined preoperatively and postoperatively, and grafts were surgically placed in ten patients and produced successful results in nine. Expand
Catheter placement in the azygos system: an unusual approach to venous access.
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This case is presented in which a unique combined angiographic-surgical approach was used to maintam central venous access in a complicated patient. Expand
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