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Poll 01/07/2019 – 31/07/2019

The femoropopliteal In-Stent-Restenosis

Patient’s characteristics:

Gender: Female

Age: 79 years old

Comorbidity: Arterial hypertension, Dyslipidemia,

Implantation of a bare metal stent right SFA 4 years ago, Debulking and DCB angioplasty for ISR 2 years ago

Symptoms:  Calf claudication after 50 meters

DUS: SFA stent Occlusion

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Does the Tosaka Class of the ISR influence your treatment strategy?
  • Yes

  • No

  • I am not familiar with the Tosaka Classification

Next Question

Which would be your primary revascularization method for focal SFA ISR?
  • Bare Metal Stent

  • Stent Graft

  • Drug eluting stent

  • Plain Angioplasty

  • Drug coated balloon angioplasty

  • Vessel prep and drug coated balloon angioplasty

Next Question

Which would be your primary revascularization method for long SFA stent occlusion
  • Surgery

  • Endovascular

Next Question

Which would be your primary endovascular treatment option for a popliteal ISR?
  • Bare Metal Stent

  • Stent Graft

  • Drug eluting stent

  • Plain Angioplasty

  • Drug coated balloon angioplasty

  • Vessel prep and drug coated balloon angioplasty

Next Question

Which would be your antithrombotic treatment after endovascular treatment of an occluded bare metal stent in the femoropopliteal segment?
  • Acetylsalicylic acid

  • Clopidogrel

  • Dual antiplatelet therapy

  • Vitamin K antagonist

  • New oral anticoagulant

  • Antiplatelet + Anticoagulant

  • Antiplatelet + Vitamin K antagonist

Next Question

Would you treat an asymptomatic focal ISR in order to prevent an occlusion?
  • Yes

  • No

Next Question

How often do you perform follow up visits after endovascular treatment of an ISR?
  • 3 months intervals

  • 6 mon intervals

  • At 3, 6 and 12 months after the procedure

  • Only in case of symptoms worsening

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