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Upstream Peripheral Technologies, Ltd.

Thank you Dr. Angel Ferrario for sharing your #goback catheter positive experience. we keep expanding our French footprint thanks to VASCULAR THERAPY, our French distributor.

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Angel Ferrario

HOW TO CROSS VERY HUGE CALCIFICATIONS in SFA TOTAL OCCLUSION? The answer is GoBack (not to school but GoBack Crossing catheter) when all else fails; enables keeping in the lumen. Ex.: CTO left SFA calcified all over , Grade 4 PACSS score (Rocha-Singh et al); antegrade femoral approche, 6F sheath, 3000 IU Heparine; ALL devices failed to cross; GoBack in the lumen, prep artery by “step to step” ballons and finally SUPERA stents (of course).

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Upstream Peripheral Technologies, Ltd.

Elzas-Lotharingen was the first French region to implement the #GoBack #catheter for crossing and reentry of peripheral CTO. Thank you Dr. Jean Philippe Simon, Clinique Louis Pasteur Nancy and Dr Gilles GoyaultClinique RHÉNA Strasburg for leading the trend with the Great support of David AMORGeorges Amor our French distributor VASCULAR THERAPY

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Upstream Peripheral Technologies, Ltd.

We couldn’t imagine how useful the #GoBack #Catheter will be for recanalization of the aorta. Challenging case at the University of Oulu, with Dr. Antti Marttila and the team of EPS Vascular Oy Vascular Oy

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EPS Vascular Oy

Excellent usage of the #GoBack™ catheter from Upstream Peripheral Technologies Inc. by Oulu university hospital, Finland!

62 year old woman, current smoker. Symptom of claudication. In MRA, a chronic occlusion of the distal aorta, right CIA and entire left iliac line was seen.

Recanalization from the right with a guidewire is successful, but from the left the guidewire repeatedly drifts into the subintimal space due to heavy calcification. With a 4F GoBack device, a successful re-entry with a 0.018” wire was easily achieved using the measuring catheter’s x-ray positive marking on the aortic stump as a target.

Post recanalization a PTA of the stenosed distal aorta and the iliacs was done, followed by 7mm Viabahn stent grafts and nitinol stents on both sides.

Congratulations to Dr. Antti Marttila and the entire team for the great job!

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Upstream Peripheral Technologies, Ltd.

Proud of the great team of our Irish distributor M3 Medical for the first #GoBack #catheter case in Ireland. It is encouraging to know that we help treating patient around the globe even in such Covid-19 challenging days

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M3 Medical

First case in Ireland with #GoBack Catheter from Upstream Peripheral Technologies, Ltd. An extremely calcified SFA crossed.
Thanks to Eamon KavanaghMekki Medani and all the staff in the Vascular Hybrid Suite University Hospital Limerick#peripheral#GoBack#CTO#Reentry#crossing

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Upstream Peripheral Technologies, Ltd.

First case in Israel of #GoBack #Catheter was done today by Dr. Boris Khaitovich , Interventional Radiology #interventionalradiology#Shiba_Medical_Center. Extremely calcified popliteal artery all the way to the tibial junction was successfully crossed with 2.9Fr. GoBack Catheter.
Nice to know that we helped saving the leg of 80 years old male patient.
Thank you Dr. Khaitovich And the great team of our local Distributor, Abraham Shillo and Shillo Medical

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Upstream Peripheral Technologies, Ltd.

First case in Helsinki, Finland with GoBack Catheter was done by Dr. Pekka Aho, Vascular surgeon at Meilahti University Hospital (part of HUS Helsingin yliopistollinen sairaala)
A successful re-entry in a very challenging, totally occluded right iliac artery of a 74 year old patient was performed with 4 Fr. GoBack catheter.
Thank you Dr. Aho and the great team. Kudos to our Scandinavian distributor EPS Vascular AB

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Upstream Peripheral Technologies, Ltd.

First case of #arterialization in Verona, Italy with #GoBack #Catheter was done by Dr. Giovanni Puppini from
Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata Verona on a 71 years old patient with previous unsuccessful endovascular recanalization attempts. A successful venous arterialization was performed with a 4 Fr. GoBack catheter.
Thank you Dr. Puppini and the great team of our local distributor KARDIA Srl.

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Upstream Peripheral Technologies, Ltd.

Proud of our Dutch distributor, Angiocare and its team.

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Angiocare

First usage in the Netherlands of the GoBack™ Catheter from Upstream Peripheral Technologies, Ltd. by the Isala (ziekenhuis).

58 Year old man with left sided Critical Limb Ischemia and right sided Claudication. Massive calcification of the Aortic-Iliac Arteries with an occlusion of the proximal left CIA.

Subintimal positioning of the guidewire at the bifurcation. The GoBack™ Catheter was positioned to obtain a re-entry into the true lumen. Contra-lateral inflation of a 8mm-4cm balloon, which was intentionally punctured with the GoBack™ Catheter for advancing a 0.018” guidewire into the true lumen.

At the left CIA a Getinge Advanta V12 7mm-59mm covered stent was placed, at the right CIA a PTA was performed.

With special thanks to Maurice PierieJacques OskamLennart Steenbeek and the whole team of the OR.

#Angiocare#GoBack™ #re-entry #Isala#UpstreamPeripheralTechnologies#Getinge

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Upstream Peripheral Technologies, Ltd.

Thank you Dr. Michael Lichtenberg for showcasing how the 2.9 French #GoBack Catheter is used for multiple purposes at the same case.

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Michael Lichtenberg

There are many ways to recanalize a long BTK CTO like in this case with a chronic stent occlusion within a distal femoro-tibial bypass anastomosis.
Retrograde puncture is a well established option, of course.
In this case, we decided to approach the CTO antegrade and use the 2.9 Fr GoBack Crossing catheter as support catheter to penetrate the hard in-stent occlusion. After penetration of the in-stent occlusion the integrated GoBack needle easily found the way from a subintimal space to true lumen of the posterior tibial artery.
The GoBack catheter combines maneuverable crossing catheter with reentry capability in a single product.