Long-term outcome after percutaneous peripheral intervention vs medical treatment for patients with superficial femoral artery occlusive disease.


BACKGROUND Percutaneous peripheral intervention (PPI) for superficial femoral artery (SFA) stenosis is associated with a high restenosis rate. Whether PPI improves the long-term outcome of patients with SFA occlusive disease remains to be determined. METHODS AND RESULTS A review was done of 107 patients with SFA occlusive disease. Fifty-five patients… (More)


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