Directional Atherectomy with Silverhawk M Device – January 2018
81 year old male with known history of type 2 DM, hypertension, dyslipidemia and coronary artery disease. He presented for evaluation of worsening bilateral calf claudication (left > right), current claudication distance < 1 block. ABI's done 2 months ago (Right- 0.93, left - 0.78). Reports minimal symptom relief with exercise therapy and cilostazol therapy. Underwent lower extremity angiogram which showed a severe calcified stenosis of the left common femoral artery. Patient was offered surgery which he declined.
Endovascular Management of Aorto-Iliac Disease
Case and Plan: 42-year-old male with history of hypertension, type 2 diabetes and hyperlipidemia presenting with lifestyle-limiting lower extremity claudication with minimal exertion, after walking 2 blocks and resolves with rest (Rutherford grade I, category 3). Non-invasive studies suggestive aorto-iliac bifurcation disease with monophasic waveforms below the segment. Patient underwent CT Angio with bilateral iliac […]
Transradial Intervention of Iliac Disease for Chronic Limb Ischemia – November 2020
Case and Plan: Patient is a 54-year-old female smoker with known PAD, s/p R fem-pop bypass, s/p unsuccessful PTA of left SFO CTO on 10/2019 who is presenting with non-healing left foot ulcer for 2 months and associated ischemic rest pain (Rutherford grade III, category 5). Planned transradial intervention for L external iliac severe stenosis.
Complex Multilevel Intervention of CFA, SFA and AT – October 2020
Case and Plan: 80 year old female with history of diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, former smoker, PAD with prior right SFA and more recently left SFA stent placement in May 2020 (Eluvia 6.0x120mm) presenting with left sided claudication that has progressed to pain at rest.
Management of Aortoiliac Disease (CERAB Technique) – September 2020
Case and Plan: 72 year-old female with hypertension, hyperlipidemia, COPD, hypothyroidism, former smoker with several months of bilateral, severe lifestyle limiting claudication with less than 1/2-1 block of exertion that has progressed to pain at rest. Pain involves her bilateral thighs, legs and feet. Noninvasive studies severely reduced ABIs bilaterally with monophasic waveforms in the […]