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Case 530

Intentional subintimal recanalization of a popliteal arterial occlusion

Author(s)
D. Vorwerk, F. Poretti
 
Patient
male, 63 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Popliteal artery occlusion

    Angiography shows complete occlusion of left popliteal artery with some collateral flow bridging the occlusion

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Popliteal artery occlusion;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Intentional subintimal recanalization
     

    Guidewire formed as a loop within a subintimal channel with the loop´s end at the level of the distal end of the occluded sgement

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Intentional subintimal recanalization;

    Schematic view of the subintimal recanlization technique with the loop made from a guidewire guided through the subintimal channel (taken from Bolia/ Bell: Subintimal angioplasty. In: Dyet et al. Textbook of...

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Intentional subintimal recanalization;

    After balloon angioplasty a subintimal lumen has been created

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Intentional subintimal recanalization;
     
     
Angiography shows complete occlusion of left popliteal artery with some collateral flow bridging the occlusion
 
Guidewire formed as a loop within a subintimal channel with the loop´s end at the level of the distal end of the occluded sgement
 
Schematic view of the subintimal recanlization technique with the loop made from a guidewire guided through the subintimal channel (taken from Bolia/ Bell: Subintimal angioplasty. In: Dyet et al. Textbook of Endovascular Procedures. Churchill Livingston New York 2000, pp. 126-138)
 
After balloon angioplasty a subintimal lumen has been created
 
 
 
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