[Rotation angioplasty--clinical experiences in 83 patients with chronic arterial vascular occlusion].

@article{Vallbracht1989RotationAE,
  title={[Rotation angioplasty--clinical experiences in 83 patients with chronic arterial vascular occlusion].},
  author={Christian Vallbracht and I Prignitz and Dieter D. Liermann and F. J. Roth and J{\"u}rgen Kollath and W Beinborn and G Stickelmann and Helmut Landgraf and W. Schoop and M. Kaltenbach},
  journal={Herz},
  year={1989},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={39-42}
}
Chronic, total vascular occlusion represents the limit for use of balloon dilatation. Occlusions of the superficial femoral artery and popliteal artery of more than 10 cm in length have a low recanalization rate of 50 to 60% with conventional angioplasty. In iliac artery occlusions, in addition to a high rate of complications, the recanalization rate is… CONTINUE READING