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Transpopliteal Access

  • Lars Kamper
  • Patrick Haage
Chapter

Abstract

Additional popliteal access techniques constitute an alternative after failed antegrade intervention. They may enable the treatment of complex femoro-popliteal arterial occlusions. The success rate strongly depends on the expertise with materials and techniques. However, transfemoral access remains the first choice for the treatment of patients with femoro-popliteal occlusive disease.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.HELIOS University Hospital Wuppertal, University Witten/Herdecke, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional RadiologyWuppertalGermany

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