Long-term outcomes of the Viabahn stent in the treatment of in-stent restenosis in the superficial femoral artery.

@article{Gorgani2013LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcomes of the Viabahn stent in the treatment of in-stent restenosis in the superficial femoral artery.},
  author={Farzan Gorgani and Anatoliy Telis and Niju Narakathu and Matthew LaBarbera and Anvar Babaev},
  journal={The Journal of invasive cardiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={25 12},
  pages={670-4}
}
UNLABELLED There is no universally accepted method to treat in-stent restenosis (ISR) in the superficial femoral artery (SFA). It is hypothesized that using the Viabahn expandable polytetrafluoroethylene- covered stent to treat ISR may prevent tissue infiltration and intimal hyperplasia that leads to restenosis. METHODS We studied 22 patients (27 limbs) referred for treatment of severe ISR of the SFA. All patients were treated with the Viabahn stent implanted in the restenotic segments. We… CONTINUE READING

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