Tag: calcification

Consider intravascular lithotripsy when treating calcified femoropopliteal arteries

 Treating severely calcified arteries by endovascular means is still a challenge, although atherectomy, stents and lithotripsy are all techniques that are employed. Lithotripsy (also...

“Fantastic” live case demonstrates potential value of intravascular lithotripsy

In an exciting session at the Charing Cross Symposium (CX; 24-27 April, London, UK), the audience witnessed the demonstration of a novel treatment strategy...

Shockwave Medical announces plans for “largest ever” calcified peripheral artery disease...

Shockwave Medical has announced plans for DISRUPT PAD III—what is claims is the “largest ever” multicentre randomised study to exclusively enrol patients with calcified...