Complex Long segment SFA CTO and Popliteal intervention with staged TPT/AT intervention. Subintimal crossing technique with Reentry device (Medtronic Pioneer) to access distal vessel - Introduction

Posted: 7/23/2014

1. Access via a retrograde approach 2. Technique and equipment for the retrograde approach. Use of support catheter and wire for retrograde approach after failed antegrade approach. 3. PTA results 4. Angiosome concept 5. Hemostasis

Left SFA CTO with antegrade and retrograde crossing with NaviCross. Discussion regarding Supine Popliteal access - Intervention

Posted: 7/23/2014

A 72-year-old male patient with long standing history of diabetes mellitus and hypertension presented with critical limb ischemia in the lower left extremity. There was gangrene in the big toe and significant skin breakdown at the heel area. Physical examination showed 1+ right and 3+ left femoral pulses. Popliteal and distal pulses were non-palpable.

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. - Conclusion

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.