Amjad AlMahameed, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

Amjad AlMahameed

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Peripheral Interventions

General description of procedure, equipment, technique Peripheral artery disease (PAD) revascularization guidelines Standard clinical and functional classification of lower extremity PAD has been previously defined by the Fontaine and Rutherford classification (Table 1). The original Trans-Atlantic Inter-Society Consensus Document on Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease (TASC-2000) classification was entirely based on anatomic categories. According to…

Ultrasound Guided Femoral Access in Peripheral Interventions

General description of procedure, equipment, technique Ultrasound-guided retrograde common femoral artery access (UG-CFA access) While radial artery access is rapidly replacing the traditional common femoral artery access in coronary angiography, CFA-access remains the primary route for performing peripheral angiography and interventions. We routinely combine ultrasound guidance with fluoroscopy guidance. We believe such an approach improves…

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