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CIRSE 2019: Five-year results from real-world study do not show increased mortality for claudicants treated with DCB

Konstantinos Donas (Münster, Germany) reported five-year data from a single-centre, retrospective study with 238 patients in the first CIRSE session. The long-term, real-world dataset showed no increased mortality for the matched patients who...

More focus needed on best medical therapy and perfusion imaging for CLI procedures

Curiously, the mortality risk for patients with critical limb ischaemia (CLI) has not changed over the last few decades, despite advances in cardiovascular medicine that treat myocardial infarction and stroke, the two biggest causes of death in...

VIVA 2019: PROMISE I trial shows deep vein arterialisation offers hope to no-option CLI patients

Daniel Clair (Columbia, SC, USA), presented positive six-month data from the full patient cohort of the PROMISE I early feasibility study of the LimFlow percutaneous deep vein arterialisation system (LimFlow) as a late-breaking trial at VIVA 2019...

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