[Effects of ultrasound energy on femoral artery occlusion. Angiographic and angioscopic results].

@article{Drobinski1993EffectsOU,
  title={[Effects of ultrasound energy on femoral artery occlusion. Angiographic and angioscopic results].},
  author={G{\'e}rard Drobinski and D Brisset and François Philippe and Dr. B. Kremer and Claude Laurian and Gilles Montalescot and Dani{\`e}l Thomas},
  journal={Archives des maladies du coeur et des vaisseaux},
  year={1993},
  volume={86 9},
  pages={1331-6}
}
Ultrasonic energy has been shown to be able to disrupt atherosclerotic plaques and thrombi. The authors used an ultrasonic angioplastic technique developed by the group in 10 patients with a femoral arterial occlusion. The ultrasonic angioplasty was attempted before surgical bypass using a 130 cm long titanium guide wire with a 0.8 mm diameter and a round… CONTINUE READING