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Helping your patients manage lower-extremity PAD

The prevalence of peripheral artery disease is climbing worldwide, but early diagnosis and medical management can lower morbidity and mortality. – Alejandro Perez, M.D., FSVM, RPVI, Providence Heart and Vascular Institute

Demystifying atherosclerosis and peripheral arterial disease

Some key concepts in identifying, diagnosing and treating the conditions. – By Aaron Schoenkerman, M.D., FACC, cardiologist, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center

New practice guidelines for managing PAD

Updated recommendations cover ankle-brachial index evaluation, antiplatelet therapy, smoking cessation, and treatment for abdominal aortic aneurysm and critical limb ischemia. – By W. Kent Williamson, M.D., vascular surgeon

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