UK team presents ultrasound angioplasty data
This article was originally published in Clinica
Ultrasound angioplasty increases costs but could be useful in chronic total occlusions. Dr David Oakley of the Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK, presented six-month follow-up data from the 39 patients at the British Cardiac Society's annual meeting in Harrogate (May 23rd-25th). So far 29 have needed no further treatment and have low rates of re-narrowing, he told delegates .