iliac arteries


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iliac arteries

The two large arteries into which the abdominal AORTA divides in the lower abdomen, and which supply blood to the pelvic region and the legs.
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In the abdominal aorta, a bifurcated endograft that extends from the renal arteries into the iliac arteries is almost always required.
8482;] drug eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS) for the treatment of blockages in the superficial femoral arteries (SFA) and iliac arteries that have resulted in claudication (leg pain upon walking).
The Epic Stent System demonstrates an excellent combination of flexibility, radial force and deployment accuracy - all important attributes when treating challenging atherosclerotic lesions in the iliac arteries," said Thomas Shimshak, M.
The iliac arteries branch off the aorta in the abdominal area and carry blood to downstream vessels that perfuse the pelvis, legs and feet.
The goal of treatment is to open narrowed iliac arteries to restore blood flow to the legs, thereby alleviating pain and improving the patient's ability to walk farther and enjoy a more active lifestyle.
The DURABILITY Iliac and VISIBILITY Iliac studies are prospective, multi-center, non-randomized studies designed to confirm the safety and effectiveness of Covidien's stent systems in treating disease in the common and/or external iliac arteries.
In addition to tip capture, the Captivia Delivery System features a hydrophilic coating to ease insertion into the femoral artery and navigation through the iliac arteries (around the pelvis) en route to the aorta.
Now Indicated for Treatment of Peripheral Disease in the Iliac Arteries, Self-Expanding (SE) Device Redefines Deployment Accuracy for Precise Placement
First and only premounted, balloon-expandable stent approved specifically for use in iliac arteries
The primary clinical applications for the SoloPath family of Endovascular Access Catheters are to provide quicker and safer access of larger therapeutic devices through the femoral and iliac arteries of the leg into the larger aortic artery.