Bailout revascularization of chronic femoral artery occlusions with the new outback catheter following failed conventional endovascular intervention.


PURPOSE To report the application of a true lumen re-entry device in the bailout treatment of chronic total occlusions (CTO) of the superficial femoral artery (SFA) after failed angioplasty. METHODS Nineteen patients (12 men; mean age 81 years, range 61-97) with 20 SFA CTOs and Rutherford category 2 to 5 ischemia were prospectively evaluated. All CTOs had… (More)
DOI: 10.1583/08-2496.1

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