Endovascular superficial femoral artery treatment: can it be as good as bypass?

@article{Schmieder2008EndovascularSF,
  title={Endovascular superficial femoral artery treatment: can it be as good as bypass?},
  author={Gregory C Schmieder and Jean Michel Panneton},
  journal={Seminars in vascular surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={186-94}
}
Care of the vascular patient has changed drastically during the last decade, with the introduction of endovascular therapies. Medical management and open surgical bypass have been the traditional options for superficial femoral artery (SFA) occlusive disease. Endovascular revascularization of the SFA, however, has been increasingly utilized during the past decade. Results of endovascular interventions for SFA stenoses and/or occlusions have been mixed. In addition, several different techniques… CONTINUE READING