Iliac and femoropopliteal vascular occlusive disease treated with flexible tantalum stents

Two hundred patients were treated with tantalum stents, 2 in the aortoiliac bifurcation, 114 in the iliac, and 84 in the femoropopliteal arteries. The indications for stenting were technically unsuccessful percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) due to arterial recoil, dissection (156 patients), or acute occlusions (15 patients). Long iliac artery… CONTINUE READING