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Peripheral arterial disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19966700     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Peripheral arterial disease is commonly caused by atherosclerosis, and symptoms depend on the location and size of the affected artery, metabolic demands on the tissue, and the presence or absence of a collateral circulation. This article reviews the current evidence for the diagnosis and management of peripheral arterial disease.
Authors:
Alexander J Hills; Joseph Shalhoub; Amanda C Shepherd; Alun H Davies
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of hospital medicine (London, England : 2005)     Volume:  70     ISSN:  1750-8460     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Hosp Med (Lond)     Publication Date:  2009 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-07     Completed Date:  2010-03-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101257109     Medline TA:  Br J Hosp Med (Lond)     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  560-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Imperial Vascular Unit, Imperal College London, Charing Cross Hospital, London.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Extremities / blood supply
Female
Humans
Intermittent Claudication / etiology,  therapy*
Ischemia / etiology,  therapy*
Male
Peripheral Vascular Diseases / classification,  complications,  diagnosis,  therapy*
Prognosis
Risk Factors

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