Lower Extremity Arterial Disease / Edition 1

Lower Extremity Arterial Disease / Edition 1

by Dennis G. Caralis
     
 

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.  See more details below

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:
6.38(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

1Claudication : clinical diagnosis and differential diagnosis1
2Noninvasive diagnostic evaluation of peripheral arterial disease23
3Smoking and smoking cessation39
4Peripheral arterial disease and diabetes53
5Hyperlipidemia in peripheral arterial disease61
6Hypertension and peripheral vascular disease75
7Physical inactivity is a risk factor for lower extremity arterial disease and coronary heart disease85
8Pathogenesis of atherosclerotic vascular disease99
9Lower extremity arterial disease co-existing with coronary artery disease183
10Medical therapy of claudication and lower extremity arterial disease223
11Exercise therapy for lower extremity arterial disease243
12Endovascular strategies for management of claudication and lower extremity arterial disease257
13Severe lower extremity arterial disease : limb salvage and revascularization269

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