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2020 Apr 07

J Vasc Surg

Amputation-free survival, limb symptom alleviation and re-intervention rates after open and endovascular revascularization of femoropopliteal lesions in patients with chronic limb-threatening ischemia.


The optimal strategy for revascularization in chronic limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI) is not yet completely known and is still under debate. Endovascular treatment methods predominate despite limited evidence for their advantage. In this concurrent, prospective observational cohort study we investigated outcomes after open and endovascular revascularization in the femoropoliteal segment due to CLTI.