Critical limb ischemia (CLI) is the most advanced form of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) that currently impacts one in every 20 Americans over the age of 50, an incidence expected to increase with a growing aging population.(2) | Read More
Lower-extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD) is the third-leading cause of atherosclerotic cardiovascular morbidity, following coronary artery disease and stroke. PAD affects more than 200 million people worldwide, and the prevalence of PAD is increasing as baby boomers enter high-risk age groups. With estimates of more than 20% of the population projected to age into the 65-and-over cohort by the year 2050, PAD is a growing epidemic with staggering social and economic costs. | Read More
The newest device that we have been able to use has been the 220 mm length version of the Lutonix 035 drug-coated balloon (BD/Bard). We have used this product since it launched in August and have done six cases thus far, all with great results. | Read More
We present a case that describes an additional application of the CrossLock catheter. In this case, we first access a superficial femoral artery (SFA) total occlusion via an antegrade approach using a standard sheath. | Read More
It was exciting to see complex CLI cases performed by some of the best CLI operators in the world, who were able to show us extreme, unique approaches to treat complex disease from the groin to the toes.  | Read More