Outpatient percutaneous transluminal renal artery angioplasty: a Canadian experience.

  title={Outpatient percutaneous transluminal renal artery angioplasty: a Canadian experience.},
  author={Richard A. Peterson and Carsten Baldauf and Steven F. Millward and Jos{\'e} Aquino and Nicole F. Delbrouck},
  journal={Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR},
  volume={11 3},
PURPOSE The authors performed a retrospective study of their experience and complication rate while performing outpatient percutaneous transluminal renal artery angioplasty (PTRA) during a 5-year period. MATERIALS AND METHODS From July 1992 to July 1997, 87 PTRAs were performed. Of these, 62 PTRA procedures were performed on 53 outpatients. In total, 66 arteries were dilated in 62 PTRA sessions using standard, established techniques. During the same period, only 25 PTRAs were performed on… CONTINUE READING


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