Subintimal and intraluminal recanalisation of occluded crural arteries by percutaneous balloon angioplasty.

@article{Bolia1994SubintimalAI,
  title={Subintimal and intraluminal recanalisation of occluded crural arteries by percutaneous balloon angioplasty.},
  author={Amman Bolia and Robert Sayers and Matthew M. Thompson and Peter R. F. Bell},
  journal={European journal of vascular surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={
          214-9
        }
}
Advances in radiological techniques have allowed successful treatment of arterial stenoses situated in the distal arterial tree. This paper describes the experience at Leicester Royal Infirmary with percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) for the treatment of occluded crural arteries. Over a 27 month period, 21 patients with 24 ischaemic limbs have undergone PTA for crural artery occlusion. PTA was attempted in a total of 29 occluded crural arteries with a median length of occlusion of 6 cm… CONTINUE READING
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