Bioabsorbable stent implantation vs. common femoral artery endarterectomy: early results of a randomized trial.

@article{Linni2014BioabsorbableSI,
  title={Bioabsorbable stent implantation vs. common femoral artery endarterectomy: early results of a randomized trial.},
  author={Klaus Linni and Ara Ugurluoglu and Wolfgang Hitzl and Manuela Aspalter and Thomas Joachim H{\"o}lzenbein},
  journal={Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists},
  year={2014},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={493-502}
}
PURPOSE To compare clinical and hemodynamic outcome in patients undergoing treatment of common femoral artery (CFA) atherosclerotic lesions by bioabsorbable stent implantation (BASI group) or by common femoral artery endarterectomy (CFE group). METHODS A randomized, controlled, single-center, open-label trial was initiated to compare outcomes of BASI or… CONTINUE READING