BACKGROUND: A 67-year-old, hypertensive, male smoker presented to our institution complaining of right-sided intermittent claudication. Background history was notable for insulin-treated diabetes mellitus and multivessel coronary artery disease with previous acute coronary syndrome. Six months earlier, the patient had undergone percutaneous transluminal angioplasty with stenting for symptomatic, long-segment proximal to mid right superficial femoral artery stenoses.
INVESTIGATION: Laboratory test, Doppler ultrasonography, angiography, computed tomography.
DIAGNOSIS: Superficial femoral artery in-stent restenosis.
TREATMENT: Paclitaxel-eluting balloon angioplasty.
KEYWORDS: Paclitaxel-eluting balloon, peripheral intervention, restenosis, stent
PRESENTATION OF THE CASE
A 67-year-old, hypertensive, male smoker presented ...
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