Semin Vasc Surg 2022 Jun 20;35(2):162-171. Epub 2022 Apr 20.
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 780 Welch Road, Suite CJ350-B, Palo Alto, CA 94304. Electronic address:
Aortoiliac occlusive disease, or peripheral artery disease affecting the suprainguinal vessels, can lead to a range of clinical symptoms from claudication to more severe, chronic limb-threatening ischemia. Although open surgical reconstruction has traditionally been the reference standard, endovascular options have become significantly more robust in recent years, owing to both improved devices and increasing experience with advanced techniques. This review will discuss the demographics, presentation, and evaluation of chronic aortoiliac occlusive disease, as well as explore the options, both open and endovascular, for revascularization. Read More