This is a pleasant 83-year-old Caucasian female with a history of melanoma, diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and arthritis who was referred for a vascular evaluation of the lower extremities due to symptoms of claudication right greater than left. Patient underwent a CTA of the abdomen and pelvis with runoff that revealed severe bilateral superficial femoral artery disease. After completion of the vascular evaluation, the decision was made for patient to undergo a bilateral lower extremity arteriogram with possible intervention.
The patient was brought to the peripheral angiography suite to undergo a bilateral lower extremity arteriogram with possible intervention. Patient was noted to have severe disease of the right superficial femoral artery with a 90% stenosis. The decision was made to proceed with an atherectomy and angioplasty of the patient’s right superficial femoral artery.
Upon completion of procedure, patient reported improved symptoms of claudication. She was able to walk her dog without discomfort. Patient overall rated her experience as excellent. The patient was very appreciative of the care she received and highly recommends Genesis Vascular of Pooler
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