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Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia Patient with Superficial Femoral Artery Chronic Total Occlusion and Non-Healing Ulcer

Total occlusions often contain multiple morphologies, such as calcium, plaque or thrombus. Dr. Fadi Saab demonstrates atherectomy of a CLI patient presenting with a long SFA total occlusion in the left leg. Dr. Saab chose to use rotational atherectomy followed by drug-coated balloons. Final result at 6 weeks showed healing of foot ulcer. 

FADI SAAB, MD, FACC, FASE, FSCAI

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