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These studies demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of technologies used in the treatment of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). II three-year results support the use of a single long EverFlex? self-expanding stent...II, the use of the EverFlex?
A simple test of blood pressure in the ankle may help gauge heart disease risk for adults without any symptoms, but a U.S. government-appointed panel says there's not enough evidence to recommend it for routine checks...Preventive Services Task Force
Exercising at home can help those with peripheral artery disease walk longer distances, U.S. researchers say. Study leader Mary McDermott of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago said the study that involved nearly 200 PAD
Around 202 million people had the condition in 2010, compared with 164 million a decade earlier, led by a surge among middle-aged people in developing countries, it said. The rise is blamed on longer life expectancy, as peripheral artery disease
Dr. Richard Saxon uses an X-ray of a recent patient to show how a new type of drug-coated stent can help preserve blood flow in the femoral artery at Tri-City Medical Center Monday. Hayne Palmour IV The tough thing about using stents to restore blood
Ohio, February 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital is now treating patients with peripheral artery disease ( PAD ) with the first drug-eluting stent to be used outside of the heart. Cook Medical's Zilver PTX is a drug-coated
Fall will be held September 27-29, 2013 at Bally’s Hotel in Las Vegas, NV, with the aforementioned PAD educational track to be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013. PAD Coalition websites. PAD is under-detected and undertreated. Often, it is
Reengineering Peripheral Vascular Intervention: Q&A with Rob Lyles, Vice President and Global Leader Cook Medical Peripheral Intervention Division by Ravi Parikh on Dec 27, 2012 9:35 am We reported last month on FDA's approval of the Zilver PTX, the
Depression may increase the risk for peripheral artery disease (PAD), which commonly results fromnarrowed leg arteries, a new study suggests. The study results "demonstrate that there is an association between depression and PAD," says researcher S.
Between 4 million and 5 million women in the United States have peripheral artery disease, or PAD, but few are diagnosed and even fewer receive adequate treatment. In a special report released at the midpoint of American Heart Month, the American