Endovascular treatment of below-the-knee region disease is often challenging because of the involvement of arterial bifurcations. Several cases have been reported on the use of coronary stents for the treatment of these patients, but limited evidence is available on the use of dedicated coronary bifurcation devices. We here report the endovascular treatment of a symptomatic bifurcation lesion in below-the-knee region, using a self-expanding Biolimus A9-eluting stent in combination with a "conventional" coronary drug-eluting stent.

Abluminal-Coated Drug-Eluting Bifurcation-Dedicated Stent for the Treatment of Tibioperoneal Bifurcation

NIGLIO, TULLIO;CIRILLO, PLINIO;GIUGLIANO, GIUSEPPE;TRIMARCO, BRUNO;ESPOSITO, GIOVANNI;STABILE, EUGENIO
2017

Abstract

Endovascular treatment of below-the-knee region disease is often challenging because of the involvement of arterial bifurcations. Several cases have been reported on the use of coronary stents for the treatment of these patients, but limited evidence is available on the use of dedicated coronary bifurcation devices. We here report the endovascular treatment of a symptomatic bifurcation lesion in below-the-knee region, using a self-expanding Biolimus A9-eluting stent in combination with a "conventional" coronary drug-eluting stent.
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