Distal popliteal and tibioperoneal transluminal angioplasty: long-term follow-up.

The long-term efficacy of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) for treatment of occlusive lesions involving arteries below the knee was evaluated in 168 consecutive patients. The procedure was preceded by intraarterial thrombolysis in 33 patients with failing femorodistal grafts. Indications were disabling claudication in 40 cases (24%), acute… CONTINUE READING