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Nature and significance of endoleaks and endotension: summary of opinions expressed at an international conference.
OBJECTIVE Endoleaks and endotension are critically important complications of some endovascular aortic aneurysm repairs (EVARs). For the resolution of controversial issues and the determination ofExpand
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Paclitaxel-Eluting Stents Show Superiority to Balloon Angioplasty and Bare Metal Stents in Femoropopliteal Disease: Twelve-Month Zilver PTX Randomized Study Results
Background— Sustained benefits of drug-eluting stents in femoropopliteal arteries have not been demonstrated. This prospective, multinational, randomized study was designed to compare the 12-monthExpand
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Increasing Incidence of Midterm and Long-Term Complications After Endovascular Graft Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: A Note of Caution Based on a 9-Year Experience
ObjectiveTo analyze the late complications after endovascular graft repair of elective abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) at the authors’ institution since November 1992. Summary BackgroundExpand
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Sustained safety and effectiveness of paclitaxel-eluting stents for femoropopliteal lesions: 2-year follow-up from the Zilver PTX randomized and single-arm clinical studies.
OBJECTIVES A prospective, multinational randomized controlled trial (RCT) and a complementary single-arm study evaluated the 2-year safety and effectiveness of a paclitaxel-coated drug-eluting stentExpand
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Intermediate results of a United States multicenter trial of fenestrated endograft repair for juxtarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms.
OBJECTIVE This article reports the intermediate-term (24-month) outcomes of a prospective multicenter trial designed to evaluate the Zenith Fenestrated AAA Endovascular Graft (Cook Medical,Expand
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Efficacy of a filter device in the prevention of embolic events during carotid angioplasty and stenting: An ex vivo analysis.
OBJECTIVE Although percutaneous angioplasty and stenting (PTAS) of carotid bifurcation lesions is feasible and appropriate for surgically inaccessible lesions, its general role and comparative valueExpand
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Eversion technique increases the risk for post-carotid endarterectomy hypertension.
OBJECTIVE The incidence of postoperative hypertension (HTN) after eversion carotid endarterectomy (e-CEA) was compared with that after standard carotid endarterectomy (s-CEA). METHODS In aExpand
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Current status of carotid bifurcation angioplasty and stenting based on a consensus of opinion leaders.
OBJECTIVE Carotid bifurcation angioplasty and stenting (CBAS) has generated controversy and widely divergent opinions about its current therapeutic role. To resolve differences and establish aExpand
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Unilateral and bilateral hypogastric artery interruption during aortoiliac aneurysm repair in 154 patients: a relatively innocuous procedure.
OBJECTIVE Hypogastric artery (HA) occlusion during aortic aneurysm repair has been associated with considerable morbidity. We analyzed the consequences of interrupting one or both HAs in the standardExpand
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Durable Clinical Effectiveness With Paclitaxel-Eluting Stents in the Femoropopliteal Artery
Background— This randomized controlled trial evaluated clinical durability of Zilver PTX, a paclitaxel-coated drug-eluting stent (DES), for femoropopliteal artery lesions. Outcomes compare primaryExpand
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