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This study was aimed to show effectiveness of endovascular procedures in patients with critical lower limb ischemia (CLI), caused by lesions of iliac and femoral-popliteal-tibial segment's of arteries.

Materials and methods: study includes results of treatment of 68 patients, who underwent endovascular procedures.

Results: primary technical success in group with A, B, C TASC II aortoiliac lesions was 100%, with D TASC II aortoiliac lesions was 91,7%. In group with infrainguinal lesions overall primary technical success was 91,9%. Regression of ischemia was marked in all patients. The average growth of the ankle-brachial index (ABI) was 0,3. During one year of follow-up period, 3 major amputations were performed (5,8% of follow-up patients) in group of interventions of shin arteries with one recanalized tibial artery Salvation of lower limbs was 94,2% without CLI signs reccurence.

Conclusion: endovascular interventions are effective, minimally invasive treatment for CLI. Endovascular procedures such as angioplasty with or without stenting showld be seen as a treatment of choise in patients with CLI for limb salvage.



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