Atherectomy and Critical Limb Ischemia : A Treatment Approach for Severely Calcified Vessels

@inproceedings{Mustapha2013AtherectomyAC,
  title={Atherectomy and Critical Limb Ischemia : A Treatment Approach for Severely Calcified Vessels},
  author={Jihad A Mustapha and Larry J. Diaz-Sandoval and Barbara Karenko and Fadi Saab},
  year={2013}
}
T he prevalence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is on the rise. Based on a number of large-scale trials conducted in the United States and western countries, the number of patients living with PAD will possibly reach 22 million by 2030. The incidence of critical limb ischemia (CLI) has been estimated at 1% to 2% worldwide. This number is expected to… CONTINUE READING