Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis
Online ISSN : 1880-3873
Print ISSN : 1340-3478
ISSN-L : 1340-3478
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Two-year Clinical Outcomes Post Implantation of EpicTM Self-Expanding Nitinol Stents for the Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease in Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease
Takuya TsujimuraOsamu IidaMasashi FujitaMasaharu MasudaShin OkamotoTakayuki IshiharaKiyonori NantoTakashi KandaShota OkunoYasuhiro MatsudaMasahiko FujiharaYoshiaki YokoiToshiaki Mano
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2018 Volume 25 Issue 4 Pages 344-349

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Aim: We investigated 2-year clinical outcomes after implantaton of EpicTM self-expanding nitinol stents for patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) due to the aortoiliac occlusive disease (AIOD).

Methods: This study was a multicenter and retrospective study. From February 2013 through October 2014, 292 lesions (chronic total occlusion, 21%; TASC Ⅱ C/D, 35%) in 217 consecutive patients (74±8 years; male, 81%; diabetes mellitus, 47%; dialysis, 21%; critical limb ischemia, 29%) who had undergone endovascular therapy (EVT) with EpicTM self-expanding nitinol stents for PAD with AIOD were analyzed. The primary endpoints were 2-year primary patency and target lesion revascularization (TLR)-free rate. The primary patency and freedom from TLR were determined by Kaplan-Meier analysis. Additionally, predictors for loss of patency were estimated by Cox proportional hazard model.

Results: The mean follow-up duration was 19.1±8.5 months. Primary patency was 87.3% at 2 years. Freedom from TLR rate was 94.1% at 2 years. Multivariate analysis revealed that the presence of diabetes mellitus was associated with a loss of patency.

Conclusion: The EpicTM self-expanding nitinol stent was demonstrated to be safe and effectivene for AIOD when tested for two years in patients with PAD.

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