Peripheral Arterial Disease Resources

PAD Content For Patients and Families

 

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Peripheral Artery Disease Patient Information Page

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ARTICLES

September is PAD Month – Know the Risks of Peripheral Arterial Disease.

‘Can You Save My Leg? Researchers Have a Better Answer For Patients.

Regular Walks Give People With Diabetes a Leg Up on Health

Answers to Your FAQs about Diabetes and Leg Artery Disease. Published in EverydayHealth. Dr. George Andros, SVS Member

Low Income PAD Patients Tend to Choose Surgery Over Exercise.

A Walk With Fido Improves Vascular Leg Health.

 

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Vascular Cures – PAD
My Leg My Choice
National Institutes of Health – PAD
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CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR PAD AND RELATED DISORDERS

Society for Vascular Surgery Practice Guidelines for Atherosclerotic Occlusive Disease of the Lower Extremities: Management of Asymptomatic Disease and Claudication
J Vasc Surg 2015; published online January 28, 2015

The Management of Diabetic Foot: A Clinical Practice Guideline by the Society for Vascular Surgery in Collaboration with the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Society for Vascular Medicine
J Vasc Surg 2016; special supplement published February 2016

RECENT RELATED ARTICLES AND NEWS

SVS, APMA and SVM Publish First-Ever Guidelines for Treating Diabetic Foot. Feb. 1, 2016.

Reporting standards of the Society for Vascular Surgery for endovascular treatment of chronic lower extremity peripheral artery disease: Executive summary. J Vasc Surg. July 2016

The Effect of Supervised Exercise for Intermittent Claudication on Lower Limb Lean Mass. J Vasc Surg. Sept. 2016

High On-Treatment Platelet Reactivity in Peripheral Arterial Disease: A Pilot Study to Find the Optimal Test and Cut Off Values. J Vasc Surg. Sept. 2016

Dual antiplatelet therapy is associated with prolonged survival after lower extremity revascularization. J Vasc Surg. Aug. 2016

Efficacy of a Guideline-Recommended Risk-Reduction Program to Improve Cardiovascular and Limb Outcomes in Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease. J Vasc Surg. Aug. 2016

Current status and future perspectives of bioresorbable stents in peripheral arterial disease. J Vasc Surg. July 2016

The Society for Vascular Surgery Lower Extremity Threatened Limb Classification System: Risk Stratification Based on Wound, Ischemia, and Foot Infection (WIfI)
J Vasc Surg 2014; 59; 220-234.e2

Reporting standards of the Society for Vascular Surgery for endovascular treatment of chronic lower extremity peripheral artery disease: Executive summary. J Vasc Surg 2016; 64, 227–228

Association of peripheral artery disease with abdominal aortic aneurysm growth. J Vasc Surg 2016 June 2016

Multiple Biomarkers for Mortality Prediction in Peripheral Arterial Disease. J Vasc Surg June 2016