Chapter 23. Infrainguinal and Infragenicular Interventions

  1. Thach N. Nguyen MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI Editorial Consultant Honorary Professor of Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Director of Cardiology2,3,4,5,6,7,8,
  2. Antonio Colombo MD Director9,
  3. Dayi Hu MD, FACC, FHRS, FESC Director Dean President President-Elect10,11,12,13,14,
  4. Cindy L. Grines MD Editor-in-Chief Vice Chief of Academic Affairs3,15 and
  5. Shigeru Saito MD, FACC, FSCAI, FJCC Director of Cardiology President of NPO TRI International Network16
  1. Prakash Makam MD Director of Cardiovascular Research1 and
  2. Thach N. Nguyen MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI Editorial Consultant Honorary Professor of Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Director of Cardiology2,3,4,5,6,7,8

Published Online: 6 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312584.ch23

Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition

Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition

How to Cite

Makam, P. and Nguyen, T. N. (2007) Infrainguinal and Infragenicular Interventions, in Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition (eds T. N. Nguyen, A. Colombo, D. Hu, C. L. Grines and S. Saito), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312584.ch23

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, China

  2. 3

    Journal of Interventional Cardiology, USA

  3. 4

    Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China

  4. 5

    The Institute of Geriatric Cardiology, General Hospital of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Beijing, China

  5. 6

    Nanjing University Hospital, Nanjing, China

  6. 7

    Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA

  7. 8

    Community Healthcare System, St Mary Medical Center, Hobart, IN, USA

  8. 9

    EMO Centro Cuore Columbus, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Milan, Italy

  9. 10

    Heart Center of People's Hospital of Peking University, Beijing, China

  10. 11

    Medical College of Shanghai, Tongji University, Beijing, China

  11. 12

    Chinese College of Cardiovascular Physician (CCCP), Beijing, China

  12. 13

    Chinese Heart Rhythm Society (CHRS), Beijing, China

  13. 14

    Chinese Society of Cardiology (CSC), Beijing, Beijing, China

  14. 15

    William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA

  15. 16

    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Shonan Kamakura General Hospital, Kamakura, Japan

Author Information

  1. 1

    Community Healthcare System, Community Hospital, Munster, IN, USA

  2. 2

    Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, China

  3. 3

    Journal of Interventional Cardiology, USA

  4. 4

    Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China

  5. 5

    The Institute of Geriatric Cardiology, General Hospital of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Beijing, China

  6. 6

    Nanjing University Hospital, Nanjing, China

  7. 7

    Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA

  8. 8

    Community Healthcare System, St Mary Medical Center, Hobart, IN, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 31 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169554

Online ISBN: 9781444312584

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Keywords:

  • infrainguignal and infragenicular interventions;
  • Lower-extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD);
  • infrapopliteal arteries;
  • chronic total occlusions (CTO);
  • aorto-femoral bypass;
  • atherectomy with a silverhack;
  • contralateral limb angiograms;
  • debulking strategy;
  • microdissection device

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Overview

  • Non-invasive Evaluation

  • Invasive Evaluation

  • Indications

  • Management

  • Access

  • Angiogplasty

  • Stenting

  • Atherectomy

  • Chronic Total Occlusion of the SFA

  • Diffusely Diseased SFA Lesions

  • Infrapopliteal CTO

  • Complications

  • References