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A Guide for Aorto-Iliac PAD

Aorto-iliac peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a serious condition in which blood flow to the...

Medical Therapy Matters Prior to Interventions in PAD

Research from Michigan suggests that use of statins and aspirin prior to percutaneous revascularization among patients with peripheral arterial disease, or PAD, appears to reduce the number of peripheral vascular events by more...

CVD Risk Factors & PAD

Smoking, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and type 2 diabetes appear to be the cardiovascular...

Women & Peripheral Arterial Disease: A Call to Action

About 8 million people in the United States have peripheral artery disease (PAD), a condition that, if left untreated, increases heart attack and stroke risks, severely limits walking ability, and causes tissue death requiring...

Post-Exercise ABI Beneficial in PAD

Use of a post-exercise ankle brachial index (ABI) appears to be a powerful independent predictor of all-cause mortality among patients with peripheral arterial disease, or PAD, and provides additional risk stratification beyond...

Reducing the Burden of Peripheral Arterial Disease

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) affects an estimated 8 to 10 million Americans, a number that is expected to increase as the population ages and as diabetes and obesity become more prevalent. Clinical research has shown that...

A Toolkit on Supervised Exercise for PAD

Clinical practice guidelines for treatment of lower extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD) include a Class I recommendation for supervised exercise training for patients with intermittent claudication (IC). Prospective...

Effective Resources for PAD

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a clinical manifestation of atherosclerosis, which occurs when atherosclerotic plaque narrows arteries and decreases blood flow to the legs. An estimated 8 to 10 million people have PAD, and...

Analyzing Cardiovascular Risks With PAD

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a highly prevalent but largely undiagnosed condition that affects an estimated 27 million people in Europe and North America. Caused by atherosclerotic occlusion of the leg arteries, PAD is...

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