Tag: amputation

Novel system-wide interdisciplinary team diverts patients from amputation and improves outcomes

Findings from a first-of-its-kind study conducted at University Hospitals (UH) Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute (Cleveland, USA) showed a novel system-wide interdisciplinary team assembled...

Study confirms efficiency of Upstream Peripheral’s GoBack catheter for complex lower...

Upstream Peripheral Technologies announced today that its GoBack catheter for crossing and re-entry was proven very effective for patients undergoing complex revascularisations in lower...

UK MP highlights efforts to improve care landscape for lower limb...

Emma Hardy, UK Member of Parliament (MP) for Hull West and Hessle and chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Vascular and Venous Disease,...
Philips

Philips announces large-scale study outcomes on use of IVUS in peripheral...

Royal Philips today announced the results of a new large-scale real-world analysis of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) data on the health...
PAD

Hispanic adults with PAD access inpatient care most often via the...

Hispanic adults hospitalised for treatment of symptoms of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) were more likely to access this care by going to the emergency...

Study shows risk of major amputation in diabetics with CLTI

A retrospective study supports the use of the Wound, ischaemia, and foot infection (WIfI) classification system to predict the revascularisation benefit for diabetic patients...

Study provides new tool to assess amputation risk following popliteal vascular...

A large, multicentre cohort study provides a simple, practical method to effectively stratify patients preoperatively into low- and high-risk major amputation categories. According to lead...

Cardiovascular Coalition urges Congress, CMS to reverse proposed Medicare cuts during...

The CardioVascular Coalition (CVC), a coalition of physicians, care providers, advocates, and manufacturers working to improve awareness and prevention of peripheral arterial disease (PAD),...

Amputation rates higher for people with PAD who are poor or...

Poverty and Black race were associated with higher rates of lower leg amputation among people with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) who live in metropolitan areas, according...

AHA scientific statement provides update on epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of...

The American Heart Association (AHA) has released a new scientific statement on lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD), focusing on contemporary epidemiology, management gaps,...

LimFlow System a ‘cost-effective and high-value alternative’ to traditional therapies

Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialisation (pDVA) with the LimFlow System offers a cost-effective and high-value alternative to traditional therapies or amputation, according to a recent...

Researchers recommend “timely interventions by specialists and guideline-based treatment” to reduce...

A population-based study from 2013 to 2015 in Germany has found that nearly one fifth of patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) did not...

Physicians call for clinical application of “helpful, meaningful” AMPREDICT decision support...

Researchers have found that the AMPREDICT decision support tool (DST) demonstrates “strong usability characteristics and clinical relevance” in amputation level decision making for patients...

Superficial tunnelling technique not associated with patency or amputation in patients...

The results of a recent investigation have revealed no association between infrainguinal bypass tunnelling technique and primary outcomes in patients with limb ischaemia. “Compared...

Regional anaesthesia alone is reasonable for major lower extremity amputation in...

A recent study, published online on 3 August in the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (EJVES), found that regional anaesthesia alone is...

LimFlow completes enrolment in US feasibility study

LimFlow has announced completion of enrolment of the original 10-patient cohort in the US feasibility study of the LimFlow percutaneous deep vein arterialisation system....