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IVUS vs Angio – Thrombus

Dr Lichtenberg demonstrates the sensitivity of IVUS to detect and differentiate between chronic and acute thrombus, and how this information informs treatment strategy.
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IVUS vs Angio – Plaque Burden

Dr Stavroulakis discusses how angiography can often underestimate severity of PAD, and how IVUS can accurately measure and quantify percent stenosis and plaque burden.
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IVUS vs Angio – Dissection

Dr Lichtenberg demonstrates the ability of IVUS to reveal the depth, circumference and free lumen area resulting from dissection and how this may impact treatment strategy.
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IVUS vs Angio – Calcification

Dr Stavroulakis demonstrates the use of IVUS to understand calcium geometry and morphology and how this may influence treatment strategy.
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IVUS vs Angio – what is the added value of IVUS?

Using case based examples, Dr Stavroulakis discusses the four pillars of IVUS, a framework that demonstrates the added value IVUS brings to angiography.
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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