Cryoplasty for the Prevention of Arterial Restenosis

  title={Cryoplasty for the Prevention of Arterial Restenosis},
  author={Moritz Wildgruber and Hermann Jakob Berger},
  journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology},
Restenosis after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty remains the limiting factor for the long-term benefit of endovascular therapies of peripheral arterial occlusive disease. Despite a variety of modifications and adjuncts to angioplasty such as bare metal stents, covered stents, and drug-eluting stents as well as a number of new technologies like laser angioplasty and cutting balloon angioplasty, restenosis rates have not been significantly affected and remain inferior to those for surgery… CONTINUE READING

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