Lower Extremity Arterial Disease / Edition 1

Lower Extremity Arterial Disease / Edition 1

by Dennis G. Caralis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1588295540

ISBN-13: 9781588295545

Pub. Date: 02/15/2005

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

Lower extremity arterial disease (LEAD) is a common disease entity for men over 40 and women over 50 years of age. While the majority of patients are asymptomatic, prevention of arterial disease is key to reducing morbidity and mortality. This book provides detailed reviews of this disease, its diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

Overview

Lower extremity arterial disease (LEAD) is a common disease entity for men over 40 and women over 50 years of age. While the majority of patients are asymptomatic, prevention of arterial disease is key to reducing morbidity and mortality. This book provides detailed reviews of this disease, its diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588295545
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
02/15/2005
Series:
Clinical Hypertension and Vascular Diseases Series
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
306
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Claudication: Clinical Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis
Dennis G. Caralis

Noninvasive Diagnostic Evaluation of Peripheral Arterial Disease
Nicos Labropoulos and Apostolos K. Tassiopoulos

Smoking and Smoking Cessation
Albert J. Bellg and Aristdis N. Mavridis

Peripheral Arterial Disease and Diabetes
George L. Bakris

Hyperlipidemia in Peripheral Arterial Disease
Ambika Babu, C. R. Kannan, and Theodore Mazzone

Hypertension and Peripheral Vascular Disease
Anjula Gandhi, Jay Garg, and George L. Bakris

Physical Inactivity is a Risk Factor for Lower Extremity Arterial Disease and Coronary Heart Disease
Dennis G. Caralis and Stamatis Dimitropoulos

Pathogenesis of Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease
Bassem Jamil Basha, George L. Bakris, and James R. Sowers

Lower Extremity Arterial Disease Co-Existing With Coronary Artery Disease
Dennis G. Caralis

Medical Therapy of Claudication and Lower Extremity Arterial Disease
Dennis G. Caralis

Exercise Therapy for Lower Extremity Arterial Disease
Peter F. Kokkinos

Endovascular Strategies for Management of Claudication and Lower Extremity Arterial Disease
Michael C. Brunner and Dennis G. Caralis

Severe Lower Extremity Arterial Disease: Limb Salvage and Revascularization
Chad E. Jacobs and Walter J. McCarthy

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