66 year old male patient with past medical history of hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes mellitus type II, ex-smoker presents with complaints of left foot pain at rest and non-healing wound on the left first and second toe (Rutherford class III category 5). Peripheral angiogram performed showed non obstructive disease of the right superficial femoral artery with significant stenosis of the distal right anterior tibial and distal posterior tibial artery. Non obstructive disease of the left superficial femoral artery with significant stenosis of the mid left posterior tibial and CTO of the left anterior tibial artery which reconstitutes distally via peroneal artery collaterals. Patient currently planned for an endovascular intervention of the long segment left anterior tibial artery CTO. We will discuss about the endovascular indications and approach towards the below knee vessel CTO.
Popliteal Artery CTO Intervention for Severe Intermittent Claudication & Rest Pain – Sept 2019
The patient is a 79 Male with hypertension, non-insulin dependent diabetes, dyslipidemia and coronary artery disease (status post CABG), who presents with lower extremity claudication (Rutherford 4) that has progressed to pain at rest. He has failed exercised and medical therapy. Non-Invasive imaging done shows occluded popliteal artery. Now referred for angiography and possible intervention […]
Calcified SFA CTO Lesion w/ Prior Failed Intervention – August 2019
Tags: Atherectomy | Crossing device | CTO | SFA
59-year-old male with hypertension, insulin-dependent diabetes, smoking history, presenting with worsening lifestyle limiting claudication, now progressing to pain at rest. US done shows bilateral SFA CTO disease.
Peripheral intervention live webcast – July 2019
Tags: Illiac | Peripheral
71-year-old female Patient with hypertension, hyperlipidemia and active smoking. She presents with left lower extremity claudication (Buttock, thigh and calf) Rutherford class 3. US-Doppler revealed blunted waveform over the left iliac artery. CT-angiogram revealed total occlusion of the left common iliac artery with reconstitution in the external iliac artery.
Complex AT CTO Intervention – June 2019
74 year old female patient with HTN, HLD, DM2 (Insulin therapy), Hypothyroidism.