REFLOW study: Design and 1Y results

Published: 21 Jan 2021

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This interview is aimed to stress the importance of the REFLOW clinical study, describing the study’s design and first results at 1 year follow up obtained thanks to specific characteristics of LEGFLOW OTW device.

Click here to watch Dr Bosiers presentation 'Can LEGFLOW improve treatment of long femoropopliteal lesions?' during Linc 2021. 


Q1. What are the objectives of the REFLOW study?
Q2. Why is the population of REFLOW study so relevant for physicians?
Q3. What are the baseline characteristics of the REFLOW population?
Q4. What are the main results obtained at 1-year follow-up?
Q5 . Which additional relevant information could bring the 2 years follow up data?
Q6. Which are the unique characteristics of LEGFLOW leading to these successful results?

Learning Objectives

  • REFLOW study has enrolled 120 patients with SFA stenotic long and complex lesions at high risk of restenosis.
  • Results at 1 year follow up showed high % primary patency (71%) and freedom from target lesion revascularization (80%) despite the long and complex lesions.
  • Improvement of Rutherford Class is maintained along the first year of follow up, showing claudication reduction for the patients enrolled.
  • Results at 2 year follow up (to be presented at LINC 2021) will bring additional info on the long term effect of LEGFLOW OTW in patients at high risk of restenosis.​

This video is sponsored by Cardionovum.