Stenting of the iliac arteries with the Palmaz stent: experience from a multicenter trial

Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. Sep-Oct 1992;15(5):291-7. doi: 10.1007/BF02733953.

Abstract

Balloon-expandable, intraluminal stenting of the iliac arteries with the Palmaz stent was the subject of a multicenter study for 4 years. A total of 486 patients underwent 587 procedures. Four hundred and five patients had unilateral and 81 had bilateral iliac stent placements. Follow-up ranged from 1 to 48 months (mean 13.3 +/- 11 months). Sustained clinical benefit of the treated patients was obtained in 90.9% at 1 year, 84.1% at 2 years, and 68.6% at 43 months. Angiographic patency rate was 92%. Diabetes mellitus and poor runoff had significant negative influence on the clinical outcome. The 10% incidence of procedural complications was not altered by operator experience.

Publication types

  • Clinical Trial
  • Clinical Trial, Phase II
  • Multicenter Study

MeSH terms

  • Arteriosclerosis / diagnostic imaging
  • Arteriosclerosis / epidemiology
  • Arteriosclerosis / therapy*
  • Equipment Design
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Iliac Artery*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Radiography
  • Risk Factors
  • Stents* / adverse effects
  • Time Factors
  • Vascular Patency / physiology