Results of a randomized clinical trial of external beam radiation to prevent restenosis after superficial femoral artery stenting. J Vasc Surg 2016; 63: 1531-1540.

Published: 21st September 2016

Authors: Therasse E, Donath D, Elkouri S, Giroux M-F, Oliva VL, Guertin M-C et al.


After two years patients who had brachytherapy had reduced rate of stent thrombosis from 33 to 13 per cent (P=0.003), but difference in total walking distance in this study that included 155 patients.

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