Search results for "Peripheral Artery Disease"

Results 1 - 10 of about 15 for "Peripheral Artery Disease".

An easy screen for an overlooked disease

Peripheral artery disease affects up to 12% of the U.S. population, but is often under-diagnosed and inadequately treated. ... Aspirin for the prevention of cardiovascular events in patients with peripheral artery disease.
April 2011

Peripheral artery disease A randomized trial found that patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) assigned to high-intensity walking significantly improved their distances on ... Six-minute walking distance did not
April 2021

PADs impact exceeds that of many other cardiovascular conditions, expert says

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) has a bigger public health impact than many better known coronary vascular diseases, but awareness of symptoms and interventions lag behind, an expert said. ... The technologies for screening, diagnosing and caring for
May 2022

Peripheral artery disease The randomized trial, which connected patients with intermittent claudication due to peripheral artery disease (PAD) with physical therapists, found an increase ... A home-based, walking exercise
April 2022

New drugs for diabetes, secondary prevention of CV events

to reduce risk of heart attack, stroke, cardiovascular death, and need for revascularization in patients with a previous heart attack or peripheral artery disease. ... Vorapaxar (Zontivity) to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, cardiovascular death,
July 2014

QD: News Every Day--Prevention of secondary stroke also important during recovery

After stroke, health care professionals and stroke survivors tend to focus most of their rehabilitation on recovery, but the prevention of a subsequent stroke, as well as CAD and peripheral artery ... disease, is also an important task,” the authors
May 2022

Overlooking PAD in primary care Peripheral artery disease is a common, and significant, problem estimated to affect up to 12% of people in the United States. ... Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common, and significant, problem
April 2011

Pearls for lowering lipids

In the trials, patients at the highest risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease events (acute coronary syndrome, myocardial infarction, stroke, angina, peripheral artery disease, or coronary revascularization) gained the most benefit from
July 2016

Heparin labeling changed, non-egg flu vaccine approved

It was approved based on data from the ADVANCE trial. The Zilver PTX stent, the first drug-eluting stent indicated to re-open the femoropopliteal artery when narrowed or blocked as ... a result of peripheral artery disease.
February 2013

Letter to the Editor A reader responds about physical exams for PAD. The author of the fine article on peripheral artery disease (PAD) [β€œAn easy screen for ... an overlooked disease,” ACP Internist, April 2011]
May 2011

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