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Endoluminal stents for superficial femoral and popliteal artery occlusions in patients with lower limb peripheral artery disease

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Benjamin Chua,

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, Singapore, Singapore
    • Benjamin Chua, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, National University Hospital, Singapore, 169608, Singapore. drbenchua@hotmail.com.

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  • Peter Robless,

    1. Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Singapore, Singapore
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  • Gerard P Stansby

    1. University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Department of Surgery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To determine if the use of endoluminal stents following angioplasty and restoration of patency in superficial femoral and popliteal artery occlusions or stenoses is an effective means of treatment.