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Six-month pivotal results of tack optimized balloon angioplasty using the Tack Endovascular System in below-the-knee arteries.

Patrick J Geraghty, George Adams, Andrej Schmidt, ,

<h4>Objective</h4>No vascular implant is commercially available in the United States to treat post-angioplasty dissections in below-the-knee (BTK) arteries. The Tack Endovascular System (Intact Vascular, Wayne, Pa) is purpose-built to repair postpercutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) BTK dissections. A trial was conducted to investigate the safety and efficacy of the first-of-a-kind implantable ... Read more >>

J Vasc Surg (Journal of vascular surgery)
[2021, 73(3):918-929.e5]

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Twelve-Month Results of Tack-Optimized Balloon Angioplasty Using the Tack Endovascular System in Below-the-Knee Arteries (TOBA II BTK)

Patrick J. Geraghty, George L. Adams, Andrej Schmidt, Michael Lichtenberg, Christian Wissgott, Ehrin J. Armstrong, Klaus Hertting,

Purpose: To report the 12-month safety and efficacy outcomes of the investigational device exemption trial evaluating an implantable below-the-knee (BTK) dissection repair device. Materials and Methods: The prospective, multicenter, single-arm Tack-Optimized Balloon Angioplasty (TOBA) II BTK study (ClinicalTrials.gov identifier NCT02942966) evaluated the Tack Endovascular System in the BTK arteries vs ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2020, 27(4):626-636]

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Optimized drug-coated balloon angioplasty of the superficial femoral and proximal popliteal arteries using the Tack Endovascular System: TOBA III 12-month results.

Marianne Brodmann, Christian Wissgott, Klaus Brechtel, Sigrid Nikol, Thomas Zeller, Michael Lichtenberg, Erwin Blessing, William Gray, ,

<h4>Objective</h4>The Tack Endovascular System (Intact Vascular, Wayne, Pa) combines low-metallic content with focal delivery to seal areas of dissection associated with balloon angioplasty. The device system is designed to treat vascular dissections in the superficial femoral and proximal popliteal arteries. Tack implants exert low radial force and are associated with ... Read more >>

J Vasc Surg (Journal of vascular surgery)
[2020, 72(5):1636-1647.e1]

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Initial Clinical Results and In Vitro Testing of the New CGuard MicroNet-Covered "One-Size-Fits-All" Carotid Stent.

Christian Wissgott, Christoph Brandt-Wunderlich, Christoph Kopetsch, Wolfram Schmidt, Reimer Andresen,

<b>Purpose:</b> To evaluate a MicroNet-covered stent designed for the carotid artery with the new ability to adjust to different vessel diameters. <b>Materials and Methods:</b> Thirty consecutive patients (mean age 72.1±7.7 years; 26 men) with symptomatic stenosis (86.3%±6.4%) of the internal carotid artery were treated with the new self-adjusting nitinol stent, ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2019, 26(4):578-582]

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Treatment of infrapopliteal post-PTA dissection with tack implants: 12-month results from the TOBA-BTK study.

Marianne Brodmann, Christian Wissgott, Andrew Holden, Robert Staffa, Thomas Zeller, Thodur Vasudevan, Peter Schneider,

<h4>Objectives</h4>The Tack implant is designed for focal, minimal metal management of dissections. This study evaluated Tacks for treating postpercutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) dissection in patients with below-the-knee (BTK) arterial occlusive disease.<h4>Background</h4>PTA is the most commonly used endovascular treatment for patients with occlusive disease of the BTK vessels. Post-PTA dissection is ... Read more >>

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv (Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions)
[2018, 92(1):96-105]

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Interventional Angiography: Radiation Protection for the Examiner by using Lead-free Gloves.

Peter Kamusella, Fabian Scheer, Christopher Wilhelm Lüdtke, Philipp Wiggermann, Christian Wissgott, Reimer Andresen,

<h4>Introduction</h4>The radiation exposure to unprotected parts of the body requires special attention for the interventional radiologist. During angiographic procedures, hands are exposed to the direct X-ray beam and scattered radiation.<h4>Aim</h4>The aim of the study was to evaluate the radiation exposure of examiners hand with the use of lead-free X-ray protective ... Read more >>

J Clin Diagn Res (Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR)
[2017, 11(7):TC26-TC29]

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Haemostasis with the FISH Vascular Closure Device after 6 French Transfemoral Accesses in Interventional Radiology: Clinical Results.

Peter C Kamusella, Christopher W Lüdtke, Fabian Scheer, Reimer Andresen, Christian Wissgott,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Endovascular procedures have increased for different indications over the recent years. To achieve a safe haemostasis after arterial puncture and for more comfort for the patients different vascular closure devices have been developed.<h4>Aim</h4>To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of a percutaneous closure system based on a matrix patch for achieving ... Read more >>

J Clin Diagn Res (Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR)
[2017, 11(2):TC05-TC07]

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Clinical Results and Mechanical Properties of the Carotid CGUARD Double-Layered Embolic Prevention Stent.

Christian Wissgott, Wolfram Schmidt, Christoph Brandt-Wunderlich, Peter Behrens, Reimer Andresen,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To report early clinical outcomes with a novel double-layer stent for the internal carotid artery (ICA) and the in vitro investigation of the stent's mechanical properties.<h4>Methods</h4>A prospective single-center study enrolled 30 consecutive patients (mean age 73.1±6.3 years; 21 men) with symptomatic (n=25) or high-grade (n=5) ICA stenosis treated with the ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2017, 24(1):130-137]

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Results from the Tack Optimized Balloon Angioplasty (TOBA) study demonstrate the benefits of minimal metal implants for dissection repair after angioplasty.

Marc Bosiers, Dierk Scheinert, Jeroen M H Hendriks, Christian Wissgott, Patrick Peeters, Thomas Zeller, Marianne Brodmann, Robert Staffa, ,

<h4>Objective</h4>The mechanism of angioplasty is disruption of atherosclerotic plaque, which often results in dissections. Dissection after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) remains a significant clinical problem and untreated may cause acute occlusion or later restenosis. Stents are used to manage dissections, which is often followed by in-stent restenosis and occasionally stent ... Read more >>

J Vasc Surg (Journal of vascular surgery)
[2016, 64(1):109-116]

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Preliminary Clinical Results and Mechanical Behavior of a New Double-Layer Carotid Stent.

Christian Wissgott, Wolfram Schmidt, Christoph Brandt, Peter Behrens, Reimer Andresen,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To evaluate the in vitro mechanical and clinical implant behavior of a next-generation double-layer stent designed for the carotid artery.<h4>Methods</h4>The new double-layer CASPER-RX stent was implanted in 12 patients (median age 69 years; 8 men) with high-grade symptomatic internal carotid artery stenoses (mean 82%). In the in vitro experiments, the ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2015, 22(4):634-639]

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Endovascular treatment of aneurysms of the popliteal artery by a covered endoprosthesis.

Christian Wissgott, Christopher W Lüdtke, Hendryk Vieweg, Fabian Scheer, Michael Lichtenberg, Erik Schlöricke, Reimer Andresen,

<h4>Purpose</h4>The current gold standard of popliteal artery aneurysm (PAA) treatment is saphenous vein bypass grafting. The aim of this retrospective single-center study is to investigate the safety and efficacy in the treatment of PAA by an endovascular implanted covered endoprosthesis.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>Ten patients, mean age 64.6 (range, 52-78) years, with ... Read more >>

Clin Med Insights Cardiol (Clinical Medicine Insights. Cardiology)
[2014, 8(Suppl 2):15-21]

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Aortoenteric fistula as a complication of open reconstruction and endovascular repair of abdominal aorta.

Marek Tagowski, Hendryk Vieweg, Christian Wissgott, Reimer Andresen,

The paper intends to present a review of imaging characteristics of secondary aortoenteric fistula (AEF). Mechanical injury, infection, and adherence of a bowel segment to the aorta or aortic graft are major etiologic factors of AEF after open aortic repair. The pathogenesis of AEF formation after endovascular abdominal aortic repair ... Read more >>

Radiol Res Pract (Radiology research and practice)
[2014, 2014:383159]

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Treatment of a Bilateral Sacral Insufficiency Fracture with CT-Guided Balloon Sacroplasty.

Christopher Wilhelm Ludtke, Christian Wissgott, Reimer Andresen,

Fractures of the os sacrum can be the cause of severe pain and immobility. A common cause of insufficiency fractures is osteoporosis. In elderly and multimorbid patients, the complications of conservative therapy can sometimes be severe. In the meantime, good outcomes with regard to pain reduction and improved mobility are ... Read more >>

Iran J Radiol (Iranian journal of radiology : a quarterly journal published by the Iranian Radiological Society)
[2014, 11(3):e6965]

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Lumbar sympathicolysis in patients with severe peripheral artery disease: hemodynamics of the lower limbs determined by near-infrared spectroscopy, color coded duplex sonography, and temperature measurement.

Ingmar Bombor, Christian Wissgott, Reimer Andresen,

The objective was to investigate the effects of CT-guided lumbar sympathicolysis on somatic regional oxygen saturation, arterial flow velocity, and skin temperature of the lower limbs in patients with advanced peripheral artery disease (PAD). CT-guided lumbar sympathicolysis was additionally performed after successful revascularization therapy in 61 patients with PAD in ... Read more >>

Clin Med Insights Cardiol (Clinical Medicine Insights. Cardiology)
[2014, 8(Suppl 2):29-36]

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CT-assisted sympathicolysis as an additional minimally invasive therapeutic option in primary focal plantar hyperhidrosis.

Fabian Scheer, Phillip Wiggermann, Peter Kamusella, Christian Wissgott, Reimer Andresen,

<h4>Purpose</h4>The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the benefit of lumbar computed tomography-assisted sympathicolysis (CTSy) in patients with primary focal hyperhidrosis of the feet.<h4>Methods</h4>A lumbar CTSy was conducted on 35 patients (mean age 36.6 ± 11.9 years) with primary focal hyperhidrosis of the feet, who experienced persistent symptoms ... Read more >>

Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol (Cardiovascular and interventional radiology)
[2014, 37(6):1554-1558]

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Transpopliteal balloon-assisted excimer-laser atherectomy for the treatment of chronic femoropopliteal occlusions: feasibility and initial results.

Christopher W Lüdtke, Fabian Scheer, Peter Kamusella, Christian Wissgott, Reimer Andresen,

<h4>Purpose</h4>Recanalization of chronic total occlusions (CTOs) of the femoropopliteal arteries depends on a successful lesion crossing with the guide wire. The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the safety, feasibility, and the primary results of retrograde recanalization of CTOs with balloon-assisted excimer-laser atherectomy (ELA) via a transpopliteal approach ... Read more >>

Clin Med Insights Cardiol (Clinical Medicine Insights. Cardiology)
[2014, 8(Suppl 2):23-28]

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Recanalization of acute and subacute venous and synthetic bypass-graft occlusions with a mechanical rotational catheter.

Christian Wissgott, Peter Kamusella, Reimer Andresen,

<h4>Purpose</h4>Percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy (PMT) is now established as an alternative treatment of acute arterial occlusions in addition to fibrinolysis and surgical thrombectomy. The objective of this retrospective study was the investigation of a rotational atherothrombectomy catheter in terms of safety and efficacy in the treatment of acute and subacute femoropopliteal ... Read more >>

Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol (Cardiovascular and interventional radiology)
[2013, 36(4):936-942]

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The 1-year clinical impact of rotational aspiration atherectomy of infrainguinal lesions.

Sebastian Sixt, Aljoscha Rastan, Dierk Scheinert, Hans Krankenberg, Hermann Steinkamp, Andrej Schmidt, Horst Sievert, Erich Minar, Marc Bosiers, Patrick Peeters, Jörn O Balzer, Thilo Tübler, Christian Wissgott, Oscar Gerardo Carpio Cancino, Uwe Schwarzwälder, Thomas Zeller,

The present study was carried out to provide information about outcome of the Jetstream atherectomy device for treatment of infrainguinal arteries. From February 2006 to February 2007, 172 patients with Rutherford class 1 to 5 lower limb ischemia were enrolled at 9 study sites. The endpoints were evaluation of quality ... Read more >>

Angiology (Angiology)
[2011, 62(8):645-656]

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One-year outcome after percutaneous rotational and aspiration atherectomy in infrainguinal arteries in patient with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Sebastian Sixt, Dierk Scheinert, Aljoscha Rastan, Hans Krankenberg, Hermann Steinkamp, Andrej Schmidt, Horst Sievert, Erich Minar, Marc Bosiers, Patrick Peeters, Jörn O Balzer, Thilo Tübler, Christian Wissgott, Christopher Nielsen, Uwe Schwarzwälder, Thomas Zeller,

<h4>Background</h4>To compare the safety and efficacy of a rotational aspiration atherectomy system (Jetstream) for the treatment of infrainguinal arteries in diabetic versus nondiabetic patients.<h4>Methods</h4>A total of 172 patients with Rutherford stage 1-5 lower limb ischemia were treated with rotational aspiration atherectomy between February 2006 and February 2007. Of these, 80 ... Read more >>

Ann Vasc Surg (Annals of vascular surgery)
[2011, 25(4):520-529]

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One-year outcome of percutaneous rotational atherectomy with aspiration in infrainguinal peripheral arterial occlusive disease: the multicenter pathway PVD trial.

Thomas Zeller, Hans Krankenberg, Hermann Steinkamp, Aljoscha Rastan, Sebastian Sixt, Andrej Schmidt, Horst Sievert, Erich Minar, Marc Bosiers, Patrick Peeters, Jörn O Balzer, William Gray, Thilo Tübler, Christian Wissgott, Uwe Schwarzwälder, Dierk Scheinert,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To report a safety and efficacy study of a novel rotational atherectomy system with aspiration capabilities for the treatment of infrainguinal arterial lesions.<h4>Methods</h4>From February 2006 to January 2007, 172 patients (88 women; mean age 72 years, range 51-93; 47% diabetics) with Rutherford class 1-5 lower limb ischemia were enrolled at ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2009, 16(6):653-662]

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A model of isolated, autologously hemoperfused porcine slaughterhouse lungs.

Peter C Kamusella, Christian Wissgott, Christian Grosse-Siestrup, Sven Dittrich, Olaf Hegemann, Dimitri Koios, Juliane von Massenbach, Michael Meissler, Volker Unger, David Quarcoo, David A Groneberg,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Models of isolated and perfused lungs study pathophysiological phenomena of the airways, but are limited by restricted resemblance to the human situation, non-physiological perfusates or the need for the use of high numbers of laboratory animals. The present model was established to address these difficulties.<h4>Objectives</h4>Aim of the current study was ... Read more >>

ALTEX (ALTEX)
[2009, 26(4):279-284]

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Treatment of critical limb ischemia using ultrasound-enhanced thrombolysis (PARES Trial): final results.

Christian Wissgott, André Richter, Peter Kamusella, Hermann J Steinkamp,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To evaluate the safety and performance of ultrasound-enhanced thrombolysis in the treatment of acute thrombotic or embolic occlusion of the lower limb arteries.<h4>Methods</h4>From April 2005 to July 2006, 25 patients (15 men; mean age 64.1 years, range 37-82) presenting with acute (<14 days old) occlusions of the lower limb arteries ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2007, 14(4):438-443]

Cited: 26 times

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Primary stent placement for infrarenal aortic stenosis: immediate and midterm results.

Hannes Schedel, Christian Wissgott, Juergen Rademaker, Hermann J Steinkamp,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To evaluate the safety and the long-term clinical and hemodynamic results of primary stent placement of atherosclerotic calcified stenosis of the infrarenal aorta.<h4>Material and methods</h4>Between July 1996 and July 1999, 15 patients (nine male, si- female; mean age, 53.9 years) with symptomatic, calcified aortic stenosis were treated with primary stent ... Read more >>

J Vasc Interv Radiol (Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR)
[2004, 15(4):353-359]

Cited: 20 times

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Percutaneous transluminal laser angioplasty versus balloon dilation for treatment of popliteal artery occlusions.

Hermann J Steinkamp, Jürgen Rademaker, Christian Wissgott, Dierk Scheinert, Michael Werk, Utz Settmacher, Roland Felix,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To compare the immediate results, complication rates, and long-term outcomes of percutaneous transluminal laser angioplasty (PTLA) versus balloon dilation alone in the treatment of popliteal artery occlusions.<h4>Methods</h4>In a prospective nonrandomized study conducted between December 1994 and June 2000, 215 symptomatic patients with unilateral popliteal occlusions were treated with either dilation ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2002, 9(6):882-888]

Cited: 16 times

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