Percutaneous Treatment of Superficial Femoral Artery Stenosis Secondary to Radiation Arteritis.

@article{Pham2016PercutaneousTO,
  title={Percutaneous Treatment of Superficial Femoral Artery Stenosis Secondary to Radiation Arteritis.},
  author={Hao D Pham and Melissa G Prather and Daniel S. Rush},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={2016},
  volume={82 11},
  pages={
          1098-1100
        }
}
Radiation arteritis is a rare cause of lower extremity peripheral arterial occlusive disease, and has been traditionally treated with open interventions. There have been only a few reported cases of endovascular interventions for this disease. Previous reports described endovascular treatment in the iliac and common femoral regions, but intervention in the superficial femoral artery have not been described. Described here is a case of acute lower extremity ischemia caused by remote radiation… CONTINUE READING