Tag: critical limb ischaemia

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The reactive and repetitive multidisciplinary CLI team

It is imperative that every medical institution has an interdisciplinary CLI team, argues Jihad Mustapha. Here, he exhorts the benefits of working in such...

Tack Endovascular System launches in the EU with first commercial use...

The first commercial use of the Tack Endovascular System (Intact Vascular) has taken place in multiple hospitals within Germany. A novel therapy for dissection...

First European patients treated with Peripheral Orbital atherectomy system

The first patients in Germany have been treated with its Stealth 360 Peripheral Orbital Atherectomy System (OAS; Cardiovascular Systems Inc). The German cases represent...

First US implants of MicroStent for peripheral arterial disease take place

MicroStent (Micro Medical Solutions), a vascular stent designed to reduce below-the-knee amputations caused by critical limb ischaemia (CLI) resulting from peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...

Oxygen monitoring predicts wound healing in critical limb ischaemia patients after...

Preliminary findings from an initial study with 25 patients have shown that measuring the changes in oxygen concentration at baseline, during, and after endovascular...

LIMBO-ATX trial studying Bullfrog device in critical limb ischaemia patients completes...

Mercator MedSystems has announced completion of enrolment in the company’s LIMBO-ATX (Lower-limb adventitial infusion of dexamethasone via Bullfrog to reduce occurrence of restenosis after...

Amputation and mortality: It is time to discuss the obvious

An amputation due to critical limb ischaemia is directly associated with loss of function and death, writes J A Mustapha, Wyoming, USA. Amputation. A common...

Barry Katzen announces new global society for critical limb ischaemia

Barry Katzen, Miami, USA, announced the establishment of a new society, the Critical Limb Ischaemia (CLI) Global Society, whose mission is to improve quality...