PReventing Amputations using Drug eluting StEnts - PaRADISE

Description:

Chronic limb ischemia (CLI) is a common source of mortality and morbidity in patients with peripheral vascular disease. Although bypass surgery is preferred to percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA), it is often inadequate. The current trial sought to compare outcomes between patients undergoing below-the-knee (BTK) drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation for CLI, versus historic controls from the Trans-Atlantic Inter-Society Consensus (TASC) II document and the Bypass Versus Angioplasty in ...