Angioscopy: Instrumentation, Techniques, and Applications

  • Arnold Miller
  • Juha P. Salenius

Abstract

Angioscopy is the only imaging technology that allows direct in vivo visualization of the interior of blood vessels in real-life colors. This capability to detect and quantify endoluminal findings and delineate subtle variations of the different normal and abnormal endoluminal states has only begun to be appreciated. The evolution and clinical application of the endoluminal techniques in the treatment of occlusive arterial disease and the performance of the distal bypass to the tibial and pedal arteries have highlighted the deficiencies of the arteriogram in providing accurate and clinically relevant information regarding the endoluminal state.

Keywords

Saphenous Vein Vein Graft Carotid Endarterectomy Superficial Femoral Artery Distal Anastomosis 
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  • Arnold Miller
  • Juha P. Salenius

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