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Comprehensive medical management of peripheral arterial disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21722781     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is highly prevalent and is associated with high morbidity and mortality. The medical management of PAD involves a comprehensive approach to the patient with emphasis on cardiovascular risk factor modification in addition to therapies directed at treatment of limb symptoms. This manuscript will review the current status of medical therapy in management of patients with PAD.
Sanjay Gandhi; Ido Weinberg; Ronan Margey; Michael R Jaff
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Progress in cardiovascular diseases     Volume:  54     ISSN:  1873-1740     ISO Abbreviation:  Prog Cardiovasc Dis     Publication Date:    2011 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-04     Completed Date:  2011-09-06     Revised Date:  2013-05-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376442     Medline TA:  Prog Cardiovasc Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2-13     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Section of Vascular Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Antihypertensive Agents / therapeutic use
Cardiovascular Diseases / etiology,  mortality,  prevention & control*
Combined Modality Therapy
Exercise Therapy
Fibrinolytic Agents / therapeutic use
Hypoglycemic Agents / therapeutic use
Hypolipidemic Agents / therapeutic use
Peripheral Arterial Disease / complications,  mortality,  therapy*
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors / therapeutic use
Preventive Health Services*
Risk Assessment
Risk Factors
Risk Reduction Behavior
Smoking Cessation
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antihypertensive Agents; 0/Fibrinolytic Agents; 0/Hypoglycemic Agents; 0/Hypolipidemic Agents; 0/Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors

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