Retrograde popliteal access in the supine patient for recanalization of the superficial femoral artery: initial results.

@article{Fanelli2011RetrogradePA,
  title={Retrograde popliteal access in the supine patient for recanalization of the superficial femoral artery: initial results.},
  author={Fabrizio Fanelli and Pierleone Lucatelli and Massimiliano Allegritti and Mario Corona and Plinio Rossi and Roberto Passariello},
  journal={Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={503-9}
}
PURPOSE To report an initial experience of superficial femoral artery (SFA) recanalization performed with a dual femoral-popliteal approach in the supine patient. METHODS From May 2008 to April 2010, 26 patients (16 men; mean age 68 ± 6.3 years) with intermittent claudication and chronic SFA occlusion (mean length 97.4 ± 3.8 mm, range 35-220) underwent percutaneous recanalization from a retrograde popliteal access. The common femoral artery was punctured with an antegrade (n = 9) or… CONTINUE READING

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