peripheral vascular disease

SHOCkwave lithotripsy for patients with peripheral arterial disease: the SHOCC study

May 22, 2024

Introduction Peripheral artery disease (PAD) represents a major health problem worldwide, affecting one-fifth of people over the age of 60 in the UK.1–3 It is the most common cause of lower limb amputation.4 Most patients with chronic limb threatening ischaemia (CLTI) and some patients with severe claudication will require lower limb revascularisation, one of the…

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Popliteal sciatic nerve block in the endovascular management of critical limb ischaemia: a UK single-centre experience

May 10, 2023

Introduction When performing endovascular treatments in patients with critical limb threatening ischaemia (CLTI), providing safe and effective pain management can be challenging, particularly with the increasing length and complexity of such procedures. The patient often needs to lie flat for a prolonged period and needs to be still through critical parts of the procedure. In…

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