Multicenter trial of the wallstent in the iliac and femoral arteries.

  title={Multicenter trial of the wallstent in the iliac and femoral arteries.},
  author={Eric C. Martin and Barry T. Katzen and James F. Benenati and Edward B. Diethrich and Gerald M Dorros and Robert Graor and Karen M. Horton and L A Iannone and Jeffrey M. Isner and Stephen R. Ramee},
  journal={Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR},
  volume={6 6},
PURPOSE To report the results of the FDA phase II, multicenter trial of the Wallstent in the iliac and femoral arteries. PATIENTS AND METHODS Two hundred twenty-five patients entered the trial. Stents were placed in the iliac system in 140 patients and in the femoral system in 90 (five patients required both iliac and femoral stents). Clinical patency was measured over 2 years by means of life-table analysis with use of clinical and hemodynamic data and the Rutherford scale. Angiographic… CONTINUE READING

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