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Endovascular treatment of in-stent restenosis of right ICA using dual layer micromesh Roadsaver stent

This is an interesting and unusual case of in-stent restenosis after CAS.

The patient had been stented on both ICA , left side with dual layer micro mesh stent and right side with an open cell design, Protege, Medtronic.

Restenosis occured on the right side where open cell stent was placed, even though leftside was stented before.

We decided to go for a “stent in stent” solution in order to achieve better result, and Roadsaver stent was chosen for this purpose.

Final result was satisfaying.

 

August 5, 2020 No Comments
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IVUS vs Angio – Introduction to Intravascular Ultrasound

Dr Lichtenberg and Dr Stavroulakis discuss the IVUS technical characteristics and the rationale for using IVUS to complement angiography in PAD intervention.
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LINC 2020: Prestige Pilot study — IVUS guided atherectomy and DCB therapy Dr Michael Lichtenberg

Dr Michael Lichtenberg (Vascular Centre Clinic Arnsberg, Arnsberg, DE) discusses the latest findings from the Prestige Pilot study. Prestige Pilot investigates if a lesion preparation strategy with Phoenix® atherectomy before DCB (drug coated balloon) usage in patients with PAD (peripheral artery disease) Rutherford Stage 4-5 and mild/moderate/severe calcium can improve outcomes including patency and limb salvage and evaluate safety and performance of the combination therapy.
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IVUS vs Angiography in patients with peripheral vascular disease

Dr Konstantinos Stavroulakis (St. Franziskus Hospital, Münster, DE) discusses Angiography alone in the lower limb - First results comparing IVUS and angiography in the leg. Questions : 1.What was the need for comparing IVUS and angiography in the leg? 2.What are your findings to date and what conclusions (if any) can be made? 3.What further data should be anticipated from the trial? 4.What further research, in your opinion, is needed? Source: https://www.radcliffevascular.com
Review of the literature

When to use a self-expandable covered stent in the SFA in PAD patients?

In this presentation, we demonstrate three interesting and debatable PAD cases, where a self-expandable covered stent was used to treat different types of SFA disease. The decision making about the use of a self-expandable stent is supported by a current overview of the literature.

December 18, 2018 1 Comment