Outflow protection filters during percutaneous recanalization of lower extremities' arterial occlusions: a pilot study.

PURPOSE Filter devices are already employed for the protection of carotid, coronary and renal distal vascular bed during endovascular procedures. This is a pilot study investigating their feasibility, safety and distal emboli protection capability during recanalization of lower extremities' acute and subacute occlusions. MATERIALS AND METHODS Study… CONTINUE READING