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Intervention Protocol

Atherectomy for peripheral arterial disease

  1. Gautham Viswanathan1,*,
  2. Sankar D Navaneethan2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Peripheral Vascular Diseases Group

Published Online: 18 JUL 2007

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006680


How to Cite

Viswanathan G, Navaneethan SD. Atherectomy for peripheral arterial disease (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD006680. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006680.

Author Information

  1. 1

    St. Catherine Hospital, Internal Medicine, East Chicago, Indiana, USA

  2. 2

    Cleveland Clinic, Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

*Gautham Viswanathan, Internal Medicine, St. Catherine Hospital, 4320 Fir Street, Ste 315, East Chicago, Indiana, 46312, USA. gauthamv77@yahoo.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 18 JUL 2007

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Abstract

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

To assess the efficacy of atherectomy as a treatment modality compared with other interventions of care, such as percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, stents, bypass surgery and laser therapy.