Endovascular vs. open revascularization for peripheral arterial disease

The aim of this study by Dr. Jason Wiseman et al. was to determine whether endovascular or open revascularization provides an advantageous long-term approach to symptomatic peripheral artery disease. The authors used Chronic Conditions Warehouse Medicare data and found that an endovascular approach is associated with improved amputation-free survival over the long term with only a modest relative increased risk of subsequent intervention.

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