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Peripheral vascular disease s/p atherectomy

McLaughlin CTM - MedPix (2007)

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Affiliation: Madigan Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Peripheral vascular disease s/p atherectomy

History: 82 year old diabetic male with nonhealing ulcer on left foot. Patient to undergo transmetatarsal amputation. Requesting atherectomy of the left lower extremity to improve blood flow to foot to improve healing.

Findings: Initially, focal area of greater than 50% stenosis of SFA with no inline runoff to the foot. Post atherectomy of the SFA, tibioperoneal trunk, and posterior tibial artery demonstrates marked improvement of the stenoses as well as the runoff to the ankle.

Ddx: Atherosclerosis

Dxhow: Angiography

Exam: Left foot in large, limb preservation bandage. Distal pulses not palpated. Left popliteal artery palpable.

No MeSH data available.


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Peripheral vascular disease s/p atherectomy

McLaughlin CTM - MedPix (2007)

Markedly improved flow to the ankle
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MPX2103_synpic35649: Markedly improved flow to the ankle

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Madigan Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Peripheral vascular disease s/p atherectomy

History: 82 year old diabetic male with nonhealing ulcer on left foot. Patient to undergo transmetatarsal amputation. Requesting atherectomy of the left lower extremity to improve blood flow to foot to improve healing.

Findings: Initially, focal area of greater than 50% stenosis of SFA with no inline runoff to the foot. Post atherectomy of the SFA, tibioperoneal trunk, and posterior tibial artery demonstrates marked improvement of the stenoses as well as the runoff to the ankle.

Ddx: Atherosclerosis

Dxhow: Angiography

Exam: Left foot in large, limb preservation bandage. Distal pulses not palpated. Left popliteal artery palpable.

No MeSH data available.