[Rotation aspiration thromboembolectomy].

Rotating aspiration thromboembolectomy (RAT) was performed in 32 patients (11 women and 21 men; mean age 68 [41-92] years with infrainguinal arterial occlusion, various conventional angioplasty techniques having been unsuccessful. Mean length of occlusion was 19.7 cm (2-47 cm). 17 patients were in stage IIb, 8 in stage III and 7 in stage IV (Fontaine… CONTINUE READING