Implications of Renal Disease in Patients Undergoing Peripheral Arterial Interventions

Badr Harfouch, Anand Prasad

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Since the first peripheral endovascular intervention (PVI) in 1964, the procedure's technical aspects and indications have advanced significantly. Today, endovascular procedures span the spectrum of presentations from acute limb ischemia to critical limb ischemia and symptomatic limiting claudication. Goals of PVI remain restoring limb perfusion, minimizing rates of amputation and mortality, and sparing the need for the high-risk bypass surgery. Unfortunately, there are no large randomized controlled trials that address the optimal approach to peripheral arterial disease revascularization in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)345-356
Number of pages12
JournalInterventional Cardiology Clinics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 2020


  • Chronic renal disease
  • Claudication
  • Critical limb ischemia
  • Peripheral arterial disease
  • Peripheral arterial intervention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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