The use of the trellis-6 thrombectomy device in the management of acute limb ischemia due to native vessel occlusion: Challenges, tips, and limitations

Brendan Daly, Mitul Patel, Anand Prasad

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Abstract

The role of endovascular therapy is expanding in the treatment of acute limb ischemia (ALI). In addition to catheter-based thrombolysis, there are multiple devices which allow for clot disruption and aspiration. The Trellis catheter system provides mechanical agitation of thrombus coupled with chemical thrombolysis. We present two cases of native arterial occlusions in which the Trellis catheter was used for thrombolysis. Procedural tips and challenges associated with the use of this device in native vessels are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)142-147
Number of pages6
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Volume81
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

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Keywords

  • endovascular therapy
  • peripheral arterial disease
  • thrombolysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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