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Update on peripheral arterial disease and claudication rehabilitation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19781503     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The prevalence of peripheral arterial disease is high and will continue to grow with our aging population. It is often under diagnosed and under treated due to a general lack of awareness on the part of the patient and the practitioner. The evidence-base is growing for the optimal medical management of the patient with peripheral arterial disease; in parallel, endovascular revascularization options continue to improve. Exercise training for claudication rehabilitation plays a critical role. Comprehensive care of the peripheral arterial disease patient focuses on the ultimate goals of improving quality of life and reducing cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.
Authors:
Maya J Salameh; Elizabeth V Ratchford
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of North America     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1558-1381     ISO Abbreviation:  Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am     Publication Date:  2009 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-09-28     Completed Date:  2010-01-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9102787     Medline TA:  Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  627-56     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA. ms3033@columbia.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cardiovascular Diseases / prevention & control*
Exercise Therapy / methods*
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Intermittent Claudication / diagnosis,  etiology,  rehabilitation*
Male
Peripheral Vascular Diseases / complications*,  diagnosis,  therapy
Quality of Life
Risk Assessment
Severity of Illness Index
Vasodilator Agents / therapeutic use
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Vasodilator Agents

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