80 year old female patient with past medical history of hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes mellitus type II, 40 pack year smoking history presents with complaints of bilateral claudication in calf with right left leg (Rutherford class I category 3). Patient had ABI/PVR which showed 0.7 on the right and 0.82 on the left with waveforms suggestive of femeropopliteal disease. Peripheral angiogram performed showed chronic total occlusion (CTO) of the ostial right superficial femoral artery (SFA), CTO of the right anterior tibial and posterior tibial artery. Boderline stenosis of the left common iliac artery, significant stenosis of the left superficial femoral artery, left peroneal artery and CTO of the left anterior tibial noted. Patient currently planned for an endovascular intervention of the CTO of ostial right SFA via retrograde approach. We will discuss about the endovascular indications, approach towards complex SFA CTO via retrograde approach.
Left SFA In-stent Restenosis Intervention – Nov 27
Case and Plan: 68 year-old female with HTN, DM, hyperlipidemia and currently smokes. Presents with BL (L>R), lifestyle limiting claudication (Rutherford 4) that has progressed to pain at rest despite OMT. Noninvasive workup showed an ABI with exercise of (R): 0.95 and 0.89 (L): 0.92 and 0.67 . Subsequent US showed in-stent restenosis of the […]
Left SFA CTO – Oct. 2019
68 year old female with HTN, DM, HLD who presents with life style limiting claudication, that has progressed to pain a rest. She had a non invasive workup done revealing abnormal ABI. She had a subsequent peripheral angiogram done revealing mid Left SFA total occlusion and referred for further intervention.
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.