LINC 2021: Laser Atherectomy Combined with DCB Angioplasty


Dr Ehrin J Armstrong (Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center, Denver, CO, US) discusses the 1 year outcomes of laser atherectomy combined with drug-coated balloon angioplasty for the treatment of Tosaka II and III femoropopliteal in-stent restenosis.

1. What is the rationale for this study? What are the challenges with treating in-stent restenosis?
2. What was the design, patient populations?
3. What were the results?
4. What conclusions can be made?
5. How should these findings impact clinical practice?
6. What are the next steps?

Recorded remotely from Denver, 2021.

Editor: Mirjam Boros
Recording Editor: Tom Green