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The Role of Atherectomy in Native Lower Extremity High Plaque Burden - Introduction

Posted: 7/23/2014

A 75-year-old male diabetic who sustained an injury to his foot while he was mowing his lawn. His wound would not heal. SFA is patent but tight popliteal with eccentric calcium. Good distal runoff to the foot.

68 year old female with Rutherford class III, nonsmoker, CAD, CABG -1997, DM Type 2, Hyperlipidemia, HTN, PAD. - Access

Posted: 3/13/2012

Case #1: January 4, 0800 Performing physicians: Mustapha/Karenko 68-year-old female with Rutherford class III, nonsmoker, CAD, CABG -1997, DM Type II, hyperlipidemia, HTN, PAD, Physical exam: No wounds (HbA1c: 7; BMI 36.6) Diagnostics: • Pre-procedure ABI: R 0.45, L 0.78 • CTA: abnormal suggesting R SFA occlusion; L AT occlusion.

60 year old female admitted for right foot rest pain, former smoker Performing Physicians: Mena/Huynh - Access

Posted: 3/12/2012

Performing Physicians: Mena/Huynh 60-year-old female admitted for R foot rest pain. Former smoker. PMH: Hyperlipidemia, HTN, DM Type II, CAD, PAD, interstitial lung disease.Diagnostics: • CTA with right CIA CTO, as well as severe SFA diseaseProcedure treatment plan: • Right iliac CTO wire/catheter technique

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