Diabetes status does not affect directional atherectomy efficacy

08/28/2014 | Healio (free registration)

Research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Interventions revealed the use of directional atherectomy for peripheral artery disease exhibited a 77% primary patency rate at one year among patients with claudication and diabetes and a 78% rate in the nondiabetes cohort. Researchers also found 95% of CLI patients avoided major unplanned amputations during the same period.

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