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Aortoiliac Intervention

  • Rafiuddin Patel
  • Anthony A. Nicholson
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

Iliac artery angioplasty and stenting are widely considered the classical and defining endovascular interventions performed for patients with peripheral vascular disease, offering comparable outcomes to surgery with reduced morbidity and mortality. We evaluate the accumulated evidence base for aortoiliac intervention and present the salient technical aspects, potential complications and ‘bail-out’ techniques that the operator should be familiar with. Future technologies on the horizon to address the problem of post-intervention restenosis are also considered.

Keywords

Iliac Artery Critical Limb Ischaemia Primary Patency Rate Primary Stenting Arterial Rupture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Vascular RadiologyLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK

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