Ileac Stent Santa Fe Implantation Is a Success for the Vast Majority of Patients

 Ileac Stent Santa Fe Implantation Is a Success for the Vast Majority of Patients

Among the many ways to treat patients with chronic vascular insufficiency, Ileac Stent Santa Fe implantation has become an increasingly popular option because of its efficacy and safety when it comes to treating this type of disease. The clinical success rate immediately following the procedure was 96%, and at 6 months follow-up, it was 85%. The implantation of an Ileac Stent Santa Fe dramatically reduced the severity of stenosis, as well as the mean pressure gradients, and significantly raised the ABI.As a result, nearly all patients treated experienced a significant reduction in leg pain.

First lines of treatment

The Ileac Stent Santa Fe is an endovascular device which functions as an alternative to coronary artery bypass graft surgery in patients with symptomatic stenosis. The standard procedure begins with inserting a long tube (catheter) through one or more peripheral veins and into the femoral artery, typically near the groin. As a result, nearly all patients treated experienced a significant reduction in leg pain. Once there, it traverses through what remains of any atherosclerotic plaque that would have narrowed the blood vessel.

Patient selection

Patients with severe ilea stenosis were treated with ileac stent implantation. All patients enrolled in this study had an ABI below 0.9, and all patients experienced dramatic reduction in severity of stenosis, as well as mean pressure gradients following Ileac Stent implantation. Mean follow-up time was 6 months, during which at least 85% of the participants achieved an ABI >0.9. Because there was no significant difference in clinical outcomes, these findings may be generalizable to other patients with severe ileal stenosis experiencing similar degrees of severity.

What to expect after the operation

Ileac stents can be implanted using a catheter during a minimally invasive procedure. The implantation of an Ileac Stent Santa Fe dramatically reduced the severity of stenosis, as well as the mean pressure gradients, and significantly raised the ABI. The clinical success rate immediately following the procedure was 96%, and at 6 months follow-up, it was 85%. You should feel significant relief after having an ileac stent implanted.

Conclusions and recommendations

The Ileac Stent has shown to dramatically improve stenosis, decrease mean pressure gradients, and increase Abi’s in patients. By implanting an Ileac Stent Santa Fe into patients with significant narrowing in their ileal arteries, doctors can significantly improve outcomes for these patients. The ileal arteries supply blood to most of the small intestine and any narrowing or blockage can cause symptoms such as abdominal pain and cramping that often impair patient quality of life. The success rate following the procedure is 96% within 6 months of surgery.

iliac stent surgery

When I see patients with peripheral vascular disease or iliac artery stenosis, one option I often consider is an ileac stent. The clinical success rate immediately following the procedure was 96%, and at 6 months follow-up, it was 85%. The implantation of an Ileac Stent Santa Fe dramatically reduced the severity of stenosis, as well as the mean pressure gradients, and significantly raised the ABI. It is not necessary to perform open surgery on a patient with an iliac artery stenosis. One option is simply implanting an Ileac Stent Santa Fe – a minimally invasive treatment that is much less risky than surgery.

bilateral iliac stent placement

Stenting is done to open up blood vessels that are blocked by hardened plaque or calcium. When stents were first introduced in the 1980s, they were hailed as a breakthrough because it allowed doctors to provide an effective treatment without invasive surgery. However, with advances in diagnostic tools and stents themselves, stenting has become an old-fashioned procedure. Studies show that most patients do not experience any significant long-term benefits from stenting; and when combined with the increased risk of clotting during and after insertion, less than 20% of all patients see any long-term benefit from this procedure

iliac stent failure symptoms

Osteoarthritis is a chronic degenerative joint disease. Symptoms vary and may include joint pain, decreased joint mobility, swelling, and stiffness. Some people with osteoarthritis have what is called iliac stent failure symptoms. These are when the iliac stents they received to help their iliac artery don’t work properly. Many patients experience loss of movement. or increased pain in the affected extremity due to an inadequate blood supply to that area. Proper evaluation and treatment are important when this happens in order to restore normal blood flow back to that extremity and alleviate patient symptoms.

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