Search results for "Peripheral Artery Disease"

Results 1 - 10 of about 12 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

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

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

Preventive aspirin inflames opinions

Besides recommending aspirin in all patients with coronary artery disease unless contraindicated, the guidelines suggested starting patients on the antiplatelet medication after an acute coronary syndrome or an angioplasty involving a ... Aspirin alone
May 2015

Treating skin ulcers in the office

Unfortunately, we're not making very good progress on this.”. He pointed to a study, published in 2019 by CMAJ, finding that lower-extremity amputations related to diabetes, peripheral artery disease ... I would say the data is still inconclusive, but
June 2020

Guiding clinicians through GI diagnoses

Attendees at Digestive Disease Week head to sessions on dyspepsia, weight loss and incontinence. ... These patients were likely to be on aspirin-anticoagulant-antiplatelet therapy for a history of ischemic heart disease, hypertension, diabetes and
September 2009

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