Indian Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2021  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 306--309

HawkOne directional atherectomy for infra-inguinal arteries: A review of technique, tips, tricks and contemporary literature


Gurkirat Singh1, Omar Aziz1, Arvind Dhas Lee2 
1 Department of Vascular Surgery, Nepean Hospital, Penrith, NSW, Australia
2 Department of Vascular Surgery, Nepean Hospital; Department of Vascular Surgery, Nepean Clinical School, Nepean Hospital, University of Sydney, Penrith, NSW, Australia

Correspondence Address:
Gurkirat Singh
Department of Vascular Surgery, Nepean Hospital, Penrith, NSW
Australia

This review aims to explore the HawkOne atherectomy (Medtronic), a single use directional atherectomy device, explaining in depth its indication, selection, preparation and application. It further provides techniques and tips to troubleshoot the device upon its use. Further, a review of the current evidence for directional atherectomy in the infra-inguinal arteries is conducted. Identifying that directional atherectomy in the infra-inguinal arteries allow for significant plaque modification and lumen gain without the use of barotrauma from balloon angioplasty. Highlighting that directional atherectomy had a lower incidence of flow limiting dissections and need for stenting after such treatment.


How to cite this article:
Singh G, Aziz O, Lee AD. HawkOne directional atherectomy for infra-inguinal arteries: A review of technique, tips, tricks and contemporary literature.Indian J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2021;8:306-309


How to cite this URL:
Singh G, Aziz O, Lee AD. HawkOne directional atherectomy for infra-inguinal arteries: A review of technique, tips, tricks and contemporary literature. Indian J Vasc Endovasc Surg [serial online] 2021 [cited 2022 May 25 ];8:306-309
Available from: https://www.indjvascsurg.org/article.asp?issn=0972-0820;year=2021;volume=8;issue=4;spage=306;epage=309;aulast=Singh;type=0