Subintimal angioplasty for chronic arterial occlusions

Luis L. Nadal, Jacob Cynamon, Evan C. Lipsitz, Amman Bolia

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Percutaneous treatment of peripheral arterial disease has evolved greatly. The prevalence of superficial femoral artery occlusions has necessitated new devices and techniques to treat these patients percutaneously. Presently several therapies are available or under investigation. These range from stents, drug eluting stents, covered stents, cryoangioplasty, laser recanilization, blunt micro dissection, and subintimal angioplasty. This paper will discuss the indications, technique, and results of subintimal angioplasty.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)16-22
Number of pages7
JournalTechniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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