Mid-Term Outcomes of Stent Overlap in Long Total Occluded Lesions of Superficial Femoral Artery


Bildirici U., Aktas M., Dervis E., Celikyurt U.

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.23, pp.3130-3135, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.902413
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Page Numbers: pp.3130-3135

Abstract

Background: Superficial femoral artery chronic total occlusion (SCTO) is a common type of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Endovascular therapy is a treatment approach that has a poor long-term success rate in this group. The aim of this study was to compare the mid-term results of two different uses of nitinol stents in long SCTO lesions (>100 mm): the use of one long stent or two shorter stents.