Today, chronic limb threatening ischemia (CLTI) due to diabetic arterial disease is a major worldwide cause of morbidity and mortality,1,2 affecting a large number of patients and can lead to severe disabilities.
Revascularization is the key therapy in these patients because re-establishing adequate blood supply to the foot is necessary to relieve clinical symptoms related to CLTI and to avoid major amputations.3
An endovascular-first approach has increased in acceptance for the treatment of diabetic patients with CLTI due to good clinical results.4-5
At the same time, rapidly evolving technologies in diagnostics and devices offer new opportunities to improve treatment and to address unmet needs in this vulnerable population. 6
We are striving for technical improvements and refinements to support endovascular treatment of BTK and BTA atherosclerotic disease.
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The addition of Radifocus Glidewire Advantage TrackTM to your toolkit provides with additional performance, for the most challenging cases.
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Boulton AJM, Vileikyte L, Ragnarson-Tennvall G, et al. The global burden of diabetic foot disease. Lancet. 2005;336:1719-1724.
Faglia E, Clerici G, Clerissi J, et al. Early and five-year amputation and survival rate of diabetic patients with critical limb ischemia: data of a cohort study of 564 patients. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2006;32:484-490.
Ferraresi R, Palena LM, Mauri G, et al. Tips and tricks for a correct endo approach. J Cardiovasc Surg. 2013;54:685-711.
Faglia E, Dalla Paola L, Clerici G, et al. Peripheral angioplasty as the first-choice revascularization procedure in diabetic patients with critical limb ischemia: prospective study of 993 consecutive patients hospitalized and followed between 1999 and 2003. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2005;29:620-627.
Palena LM, Manzi M, Retrograde Transmetatarsal Artery Access: Below-the-ankle angioplasty for foot preservation in CLI patients. Endovasc Today. 2014
Michael S. Conte et al. Global Vascular Guidelines on the Management of Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg (2019) 58, S1-S109.
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