50- year- old female patient with past medical history of mild intermittent asthma and hyper-tension presented with complaints of right leg swelling progressively worsening for a week . Lower extremity venous Doppler showed no evidence of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in the femoral-popliteal systems bilaterally; however loss of respiratory variation in the wave-forms was seen in the right leg, raising the suspicion of possible DVT in the right external iliac or common iliac vein. Patient underwent CT venogram of the abdomen and pelvis with lower extremity run off. Results showed evidence of DVT in the right external iliac vein. Workup for various hypercoagulable states has been negative and she was started on anticoagulation for DVT with placement of retrievable IVC filter.
Plan: Patient is currently scheduled for endovascular treatment of DVT.
Transpedal Approach for SFA CTO Intervention
Case and Plan: 77 year-old-female with a PMHx of HTN, HLD, CAD s/p PCI (last being in 2010), AAA s/p endovascular repair 11/2019, hypothyroidism, who presented originally in 7/2020 with worsening debilitating claudication bilaterally, L to R, despite maximal medical therapy, limited to 1 block (Rutherford Grade II, Category 3). After successful revascularization of L […]
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.