Randomized Study Comparing the Edwards Self-ExpandIng Lifestent versus Angioplasty Alone In LEsions INvolving The SFA and/or Proximal Popliteal Artery - RESILIENT

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Although the superiority of stents over percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) alone for the treatment of coronary artery disease is well established, their role in the treatment of symptomatic peripheral vascular disease, especially superficial femoral artery (SFA) lesions, remains controversial. Currently, only two stents (a nitinol coil stent and a stent graft) are US Food and Drug Administration approved for the treatment of SFA lesions. The current trial sought to compare the sa...