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2022 Sep 22

J Endovasc Ther

Use of Shockwave Intravascular Lithotripsy in Recanalization of Calcified Visceral and Renal Arteries: A Case Report and Update of the Literature.


Spath P, Hamwi T, Stavroulakis K, Fernandez-Prendes C, Stana J, Tsilimparis N
J Endovasc Ther. 2022 Sep 22:15266028221125157.
PMID: 36147019.


Calcifications of the visceral and renal arteries lead to chronic mesenteric ischemia and renal artery stenosis, and both open and endovascular treatments can be proposed. Intravascular lithotripsy (IVL) has emerged as a novel technique used in peripheral and coronary interventions.