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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) / Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted Thu 28 Jan 2010 7:09am What is peripheral vascular disease (PVD)? Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is a slow and progressive circulation disorder. It may involve disease in any of the blood vessels outside of the heart and diseases of the lymph vessels - the arteries, veins, or lymphatic vessels. Organs supplied by these vessels such as the brain, heart, and legs, ma ... Read on »
What is peripheral vascular disease? by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted Wed 13 May 2009 12:00am Great article on medicinenet.com Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) refers to diseases of the blood vessels (arteries and veins) located outside the heart and brain. While there are many causes of peripheral vascular disease, doctors commonly use the term peripheral vascular disease to refer to peripheral artery disease (peripheral arterial di ... Read on »
What is peripheral vascular disease? by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted Mon 03 Aug 2009 12:00am Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a heart condition similar to that of coronary artery disease and carotid artery disease. In PAD, the fatty deposits build up in the inner linings of the artery walls. These blockages restrict the blood flow circulation, mainly in arteries leading to the kidneys, stomach, arms, legs and feet. In its early stage ... Read on »
Workshop on Surgery cure for Peripheral Vascular Disease organised by Ruby Hall by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted Wed 22 Jul 2009 12:00am (I-Newswire) - Workshop on Surgery cure for Peripheral Vascular Disease organised by Ruby Hall - Surgeries performed on five patients - Pune, Tuesday 20th July 2009: In a bid to spread awareness about breakthrough treatments of Peripheral Vascular Disease ( PVD ), also known as Peripheral Arterial Disease, Ruby Hall had organised a day-long ... Read on »
Peripheral Vascular Disease by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted Wed 12 Aug 2009 12:00am There has to be knowledge in order to bring awareness... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Peripheral vascular disease (PVD), also known as peripheral artery disease (PAD) or peripheral artery occlusive disease (PAOD), includes all diseases caused by the obstruction of large arteries in the arms and legs. PVD can result from athero ... Read on »
Peripheral Vascular Disease and CKD by Matt S. Posted Tue 16 Oct 2012 12:00am Seminars in Dialysis this month have published an excellent review of the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral vascular disease in patients with CKD. This is something that we deal with on a regular basis in the clinic and I was surprised to see that we had not dealt with this topic before on RFN. Some salient points from the ar ... Read on »
Zilver® PTX® Stent from Cook Medical Gains CE Mark – Treatment for Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 12 Aug 2009 10:31pm 1 Comment The stent is coated with paclitaxel, a cancer drug.   The drug lasts in the body for 6-8 weeks, and is used to help prevent infections as well as decrease the chance of the body rejecting the stent.  Our bodies are designed to heal and regrow tissue, so the drug also helps in that process with keeping excess tissue away from the area where the s ... Read on »
Peripheral Arterial Disease: A Major Health Issue by Obi Jo Posted Tue 02 Mar 2010 7:02pm PAD Affects 10-15% of the US Population PAD affects 10-15% of the US population and 12-20% of Americans over the age of 65 Only 25% of patients diagnosed with PAD undergo treatment Risk factors include diabetes, dyslipidemia, smoking, hypertension, obesity In 2007 there were some 27 million in US and Europe treated for PAD. 41 ... Read on »
How To Lower your Risk of Heart Disease by Dr. Nancy T. Naturopathic DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:28pm 1 Comment The leading cause of death right now is Cardiovascular Disease and statistics has shown that 1 in 3 will die from Cardiovascular Disease and it has also been the leading cause of death from China since the 1990's. In fact, cardiovascular disease is the number one killer among women and it kills more women each year than all cancers, tuberculosis, ... Read on »
Malpractice defense: Coronary artery disease vs. medication administration by David W. Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 10:08pm In addition to my consulting work and writing the Health Business Blog, I’m chairman of the board of Advanced Practice Strategies, a medical risk management firm that provides litigation support for malpractice defense and an eLearning curriculum focused on enhancing patient safety. Here’s the Advanced Practice Strategies case of the month. Fo ... Read on »