[Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of the vascular area of the lower limbs. Current indications].

@article{Lupattelli1988PercutaneousTA,
  title={[Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of the vascular area of the lower limbs. Current indications].},
  author={Luciano Lupattelli and Francesco Barzi and Paolo Corneli and Angelo Lemmi and Stefano Mosca},
  journal={La Radiologia medica},
  year={1988},
  volume={76 3},
  pages={179-86}
}
Usual indications for percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) in the vascular district of the lower limbs are single stenoses, short multiple stenoses and obstructions--shorter than 8 cm--in Fontaine's stage II, III and IV patients. Our experience is based on 642 PTAs carried out for obliterative arteriopathy of the lower limbs over a 6-year period. In… CONTINUE READING