Int J Cardiol 2021 Aug 27. Epub 2021 Aug 27.
Department of Vascular Surgery, The Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China; Department of Vascular Surgery, Fuwai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China. Electronic address:
Purpose: To evaluate the most effective endovascular treatment modalities for de novo femoropopliteal lesions in intermittent claudication (IC) in terms of technical success, primary patency, target lesion revascularization (TLR) and all-cause mortality through network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
Methods: Medical databases were searched on December 3, 2020. 16 studies (3265 patients) and 7 treatments were selected. Read More