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In 5 Belgian hospitals, the data of 100 CLI-patients receiving the cryoplasty technique to treat their infrapopliteal arterial lesions will be collected. The treatment occurs strictly according the "Instructions For Use" of the CE-approved device (PolarCath Peripheral Dilatation System, Boston Scientific) and only data are collected that have been made available conform the Standard the Standards of Care for these patients.
CLIMB Prospective Multicenter Registry Evaluating the Use of the PolarCath Peripheral Dilatation System (Boston Scientific) in the Treatment of Infrapopliteal Lesions in Patients With Critical Limb Ischemia (Rutherford 4 and 5).
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Older Adult
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Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Symptomatic CLI male or female patients with at least 1 atherosclerotic diseased infrapopliteal artery. If patients present with more than 1 diseased vessel, only the vessel with the best distal run-off providing the foot with blood, will be assessed following treatment with the PolarCath Peripheral Dilatation System (Boston Scientific) and analysed for registry purposes.
Patients will be considered eligible for inclusion into the registry if satisfying the product DFU specifications.