Drug-delivering endovascular treatment versus angioplasty in artery occlusion diseases: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

This study aimed to compare the efficacy of drug-coated balloons (DCB) and drug-eluting stents (DES) with percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) in patients with femoropopliteal or infrapopliteal arterial occlusive disease. METHODS: Medline, Cochrane, EMBASE, and Google Scholar databases were searched for randomized controlled trials from January 1, 2000 until June 30, 2016. RESULTS: Compared with PTA, significant benefits in favor of DCB and DES were found for target lesion revascularization (TLR) (OR = 0.38, 95%CI = 0.22 to 0.66, P = 0.001 for DCB; OR = 0.51, 95% CI = 0.32 to 0.81, P 
Source: Current Medical Research and Opinion - Category: Research Tags: Curr Med Res Opin Source Type: research

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ConclusionEndovascular procedures can be safe and provide prompt recovery in early HAT patients following liver transplantation to prevent graft loss and patient mortality despite the presence of hemorrhage and rebound thrombosis. Immediate endovascular procedure after the end of the transplantation is also necessary in intraoperatively developed HAT instead of several trials of arterial anastomoses to revascularization.
Source: Journal of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 May 2020Source: European Journal of RadiologyAuthor(s): Nikolaos Galanakis, Thomas G Maris, Nikolaos Kontopodis, Christos V. Ioannou, Konstantinos Tsetis, Apostolos Karantanas, Dimitrios Tsetis
Source: European Journal of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Condition:   Peripheral Artery Disease Intervention:   Device: AcoArt Orchid (0.035 " ), AcoArt Tulip (0.018 " ) and AcoArt Litos (0.014 " ) percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) paclitaxel drug coated balloon catheter manufactured by Acotec Scientific Co., Ltd. Sponsor:   Acotec Scientific Co., Ltd Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
th M Abstract Giant cell arteritis (GCA) and Takayasu's arteritis (TAK) both belong to the group of large vessel vasculitides and require long-term drug treatment. Glucocorticoids (GC) are the first choice for the treatment of both diseases. For GCA immunosuppressants, such as tocilizumab or methotrexate should be considered in cases of treatment refractory and relapses or if there is a high risk for GC-related adverse events. In TAK patients the use of immunosuppressive agents should be considered for all patients. In the course of the disease, severe disease-associated and treatment-associated complications...
Source: Zeitschrift fur Rheumatologie - Category: Rheumatology Authors: Tags: Z Rheumatol Source Type: research
To evaluate the outcome of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) in patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI) due to popliteal artery (PA) chronic total occlusion (CTO) depending on the presence of a patent portion of PA distal to the occlusive lesion – the distal landing zone (DLZ).
Source: Annals of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Clinical Research, Basic Science Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The results of this study indicate that the use of carvedilol for more than 84 days improves the primary patency of AVGs, but the use of carvedilol for less than 84 days does not. PMID: 32408854 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Vascular - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Vascular Source Type: research
Conclusion: Endovascular treatment of the central vein occlusion using a conventional technique is moderately effective and safe. Angioplasty alone and stenting were not significantly different in terms of patency rate. The age of the patients and type of occlusion were significant predictors for successful recanalization. Published on 2020-05-06 10:45:15
Source: Journal of the Belgian Society of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
This study, however, had a number of limitations, which have been discussed at great length among the vascular community. The aim of this research was to assess the association between paclitaxel based endovascular treatment (PTX) in the femoropopliteal (F –P) segment and mortality, adjusting for relevant risk factors and including patients with chronic limb threatening ischaemia (CLTI).
Source: European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: When relevant risk factors were taken into account, there were no associations between PTX and mid term mortality in patients with PAOD. PMID: 32370918 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: PubMed: Eur J Vasc Endovasc ... - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg Source Type: research
Conditions:   Headache;   Jugular Vein Occlusion Interventions:   Device: PTA + Stenting using  " Petalo  stent " ;   Procedure: Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA) Sponsor:   University of Catania Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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