SEVERE VASCULAR CALCIFICATION IN PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE: IS THERE A LIMIT TO REVASCULARIZATION?
Vascular calcification is associated with a worsening of the ischemia categories in patients with peripheral arterial disease independently and represents a huge challenge in both endovascular treatment and revascularization surgery. We present a case report of a patient with multiple cardiovascular risk factors and with risk factors for calcification (diabetes and chronic kidney disease), with critical ischemia, adequately treated with a popliteal-pedous bypass.
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