Critical limb ischemia may be the consequence of chronic occlusion of an aneurysm of popliteal artery. Endovascular repairs have the potential to be less invasive than open surgery and to allow the treatment, during the same procedure, of occlusive infrapopliteal diseases achieving a better distal outflow. Eleven patients with occluded popliteal artery aneurysm (PAA) underwent an endovascular repair of PAA using a new technique, by positioning of a Viabahn graft inside a bare nitinol stent, deployed at the level of aneurysm ...
1 Jan 2016
Volume: 50 Issue: 1 Pages: 16-20
Vascular and endovascular surgery