Search results for "Peripheral Artery Disease"

Results 1 - 10 of about 16 for "Peripheral Artery Disease".

An easy screen for an overlooked disease

Rebecca J. Beyth, ACP Member, demonstrates the ease and quickness of the ankle-brachial index in diagnosing peripheral artery disease. ... Olin, lead author of the 2010 Performance Measures for Adults with Peripheral Artery Disease, a collaborative
April 2011

QD: News Every Day--Poll shows split on using the ankle-brachial index

Despite poor awareness and a lack of training on handling peripheral artery disease, internists can and should be able to recognize the symptoms and manage 95% of such cases. ... A ratio of 0.90 or less indicates peripheral artery disease. Its
June 2019

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
June 2019

QD: News Every Day--Coronary artery calcium the new risk marker that matters most

Coronary artery calcium scores offered the most statistically and clinically significant value to Framingham Risk Score predictions among 12 coronary heart disease risk markers, a study found. ... reactive protein (CRP) levels, homocysteine levels, uric
June 2019

News from Digestive Disease Week: PPIs and CAT

News from Digestive Disease Week: PPIs and CAT. CHICAGO--Is there a link between acid-reducing meds and hip fractures? ... These patients were likely to be on aspirin-anticoagulant-antiplatelet therapy for a history of ischemic heart disease, hypertension
June 2019

QD: News Every Day--Statins may have positive effect on cardio events in critical limb ischemia

96 40 mg/dL, P < 0.001). Patients taking statins had more comorbidity, including diabetes, coronary artery disease, and hypertension, as well as more extensive lower extremity disease (all P < ... the most advanced stages of disease.”.
June 2019

New drugs for diabetes, secondary prevention of CV events

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, and need for revascularization in patients with a
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
June 2019

41 diseases linked to smoking create a huge problem in the U.S.

Tobacco remains the single largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. ... Congestive heart failure. --Stroke. --Atherosclerosis. --Abdominal aortic aneurysm. --Peripheral artery disease.
June 2019

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. ... P eripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common, and significant, problem estimated to affect up to 12% of people in the United
April 2011

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