Cilostazol reduces restenosis after endovascular therapy in patients with femoropopliteal lesions.

@article{Iida2008CilostazolRR,
  title={Cilostazol reduces restenosis after endovascular therapy in patients with femoropopliteal lesions.},
  author={Osamu Iida and Shinsuke Nanto and Masaaki Uematsu and Takakazu Morozumi and Masafumi Kitakaze and Seiki Nagata},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={144-9}
}
BACKGROUND Despite the recent development of endovascular therapy (EVT), a high incidence of restenosis remains as an unsolved issue in patients presenting with femoropopliteal lesions. We investigated whether cilostazol reduces restenosis after successful EVT for de novo femoropopliteal lesions. METHODS This study was designed as a prospective, randomized, open-label, blinded end point study in a single institution. Between March 2004 and June 2005, we randomized 127 patients who were… CONTINUE READING
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