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TABLE 3 Rest pain scores on postoperative days one to three Intravenous Intrathecal Epidural (n=15) (n=15) (n=15) Day one 3 (3.
The primary endpoints, which is, improvement of rest pain ((VAS (Visual Analog Scale)) or ischemic ulcer size, at 12 weeks post dosing, showed 30.
The more advanced form of the disease is called critical limb ischemia where the limb may be threatened with amputation due to nonhealing ulcers or rest pain.
Endpoints will include safety and the ability of therapy to reduce rest pain, increase skin surface oxygen pressure and improve ulcer healing.
In advanced stages of peripheral vascular disease (PVD), common in diabetics, plaque blocks arteries, resulting in rest pain, development of foot ulcers and onset of limb loss.
Ramaiah added that of the 87 patients followed for one year after treatment with SilverHawk, nearly 30% of the procedures were for the most severe form of PAD, which is characterized by rest pain and/or tissue loss.
Endpoints will include safety and the ability of therapy to reduce rest pain, increase exercise capacity, increase skin surface oxygen pressure and improve ulcer healing.
The results of the study clearly demonstrate a reduction and/or elimination of rest pain, walking pain, and increase in walking distance.
Over 37% of the patients had extreme rest pain and actual tissue decay on their legs and/or feet.
In addition, all seven of the treated patients who at the start of the trial experienced rest pain but no ulcers, had resolution of their rest pain at one year.