POOR PROGNOSTIC DETERMINANTS FOR PATIENTS UNDERGOING SUPERFICIAL FEMORAL ARTERY ANGIOPLASTYJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.8, No. 11)
Publication Date: 2020-11-17
Authors : S. Maruthu Thurai P. Mohan Raja; M. Murali;
Page : 828-831
Keywords : Limb Ischemia Superficial Femoral Artery Angioplasty Endovascular Interventions;
Introduction: Aim is to study the poor prognostic determinants for patients undergoing superficial femoral artery angioplasty . Material and Methods: It is a Prospective observational study done in fifty patients who has undergone superficial femoral artery angioplasty for lower limb ischemia. Results: 22% had reocclusion of lesion, 10% required reintervention and 8% underwent major limb amputation .These three were considered major negative impact conditions. These were found in majority of patients with renal insufficiency, critical limb ischemia, smoker and drug defaulters. Conclusion: Thus poor prognostic determinants in the study were renal insufficiency, critical limb ischemia , smoker and drug defaulters.
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