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Endovascular Intervention in the Aortoiliac Arteries: Treatment Strategies and Management of Complications

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Endovascular intervention in the aortic–pelvic arteries is associated with a high interventional success rate and promising long-term outcome even in lesions with difficult morphology or long length. With some limitation, the endovascular approach can be recommended in experienced centers as first-line treatment not only in TASC II A and B lesions but also in TASC II C and D lesions, although TASC II C and D lesions can be technically more challenging. Most studies are limited on analysis of the endovascular therapy of iliac arteries, whereas others extend it to interventions in the aortoiliac artery territory. Krankenberg et al. demonstrated feasibility of endovascular intervention including reconstruction of the distal aorta and aortic bifurcation (TASC II D equivalent) with excellent interventional outcome.

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Sixt, S., Zeller, T., Krankenberg, H. (2014). Endovascular Intervention in the Aortoiliac Arteries: Treatment Strategies and Management of Complications. In: Dieter, R., Dieter, Jr., R., Dieter, III, R. (eds) Endovascular Interventions. Springer, New York, NY.

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