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*  Macrovascular disease
Three common macrovascular diseases are coronary disease (in the heart), cerebrovascular disease (in the brain), and peripheral ... Atherosclerosis is a form of arteriosclerosis (thickening and hardening of arterial walls), characterized by plaque deposits of ... Macrovascular disease is associated with the development of coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, brain attack ... Macrovascular disease is a disease of any large (macro) blood vessels in the body. It is a disease of the large blood vessels, ...
*  Ankle pressure
Montgomery PS, Gardner AW (June 1998). "The clinical utility of a six-minute walk test in peripheral arterial occlusive disease ... Novo S (March 2002). "Classification, epidemiology, risk factors, and natural history of peripheral arterial disease". Diabetes ... of patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) have diabetes), renal failure or heavy smokers, and toe pressure is a ... "Peripheral Arterial Disease in People with Diabetes". Diabetes Care. 26 (12): 3333-3341. doi:10.2337/diacare.26.12.3333. PMID ...
*  Ankle-brachial pressure index
Montgomery PS, Gardner AW (June 1998). "The clinical utility of a six-minute walk test in peripheral arterial occlusive disease ... Novo S (March 2002). "Classification, epidemiology, risk factors, and natural history of peripheral arterial disease". Diabetes ... American Diabetes Association (December 2003). "Peripheral Arterial Disease in People with Diabetes". Diabetes Care. 26 (12): ... of patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) have diabetes), renal failure or heavy smokers. ABPI values below 0.9 or ...
*  Acute limb ischaemia
Thrombosis is usually caused by peripheral vascular disease (atherosclerotic disease that leads to blood vessel blockage), ... doi:10.1016/S0950-821X(05)80702-9. ABC of Arterial and Venous Disease: Acute Limb Ischaemia Ken Callum and Andrew Bradbury BMJ ... When a limb is ischemic in the non-acute (chronic) setting, the condition is alternatively called peripheral artery disease or ... In rare instances, arterial aneurysm of the popliteal artery has been found to create a thrombosis or embolism resulting in ...
*  Acrocyanosis
The normal peripheral pulses rule out peripheral arterial occlusive disease, where arterial narrowing limits blood flow to the ... Other peripheral arterial diseases. In L. Goldman & D. Ausiello (Eds.), Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 22nd Edition. (Vol 1, pp. ... Pernio (Chilblains) Cyanosis Peripheral artery occlusive disease Raynaud's phenomenon Kurklinsky AK, Miller VM, Rooke TW. " ... Acrocyanosis may be a sign of a more serious medical problem, such as connective tissue diseases and diseases associated with ...
*  Atherectomy
"Atherectomy for peripheral arterial disease". The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 3: CD006680. doi:10.1002/14651858. ... It is an alternative to angioplasty for the treatment of peripheral artery disease, but the studies that exist are not adequate ... Atherectomy is used to treat narrowing in arteries caused by peripheral artery disease. Unlike angioplasty and stents, which ... It has also been used to treat coronary artery disease, albeit ineffectively. ...
*  Antiquitas Lost
He also specializes in the invasive treatment of peripheral arterial disease and lower extremity venous disease. He obtained ... What Is Peripheral Arterial Disease? - NHLBI, NIH. Nhlbi.nih.gov (April 1, 2011). Retrieved on November 10, 2011. What Is ... Venous Disease? - Vein Clinic. DukeHealth.org (August 23, 2007). Retrieved on November 10, 2011. The University of Oklahoma. Ou ...
*  Cilostazol
"Cilostazol for peripheral arterial disease". Yahoo! Health. Retrieved 2008-09-21. "Cilostazol". MedicineNet.com. May 25, 1999. ... medication used in the alleviation of the symptoms of intermittent claudication in individuals with peripheral vascular disease ... It inhibits platelet aggregation and is a direct arterial vasodilator. Its main effects are dilation of the arteries supplying ... studies of significant size have not addressed people without the disease. Cilostazol is a phosphodiesterase inhibitor with ...
*  Neuromodulation (medicine)
Dormandy JA, Rutherford RB (2000). "Management of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). TASC Working Group. TransAtlantic Inter- ... peripheral neuropathy, peripheral vascular disease and angina. The general process for spinal cord stimulation involves a ... Peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS, which refers to simulation of nerves beyond the spine or brain, and may be considered to ... Slavin KV (ed): Peripheral Nerve Stimulation. Prog Neurol Surg. Basel, Karger, 2011, vol 24, 224 p. Slangen R, Schaper NC, ...
*  Vascular disease
"Vascular Diseases: MedlinePlus". www.nlm.nih.gov. Retrieved 2015-06-23. "How Is Peripheral Arterial Disease Treated? - NHLBI, ... "How Is Peripheral Arterial Disease Diagnosed? - NHLBI, NIH". www.nhlbi.nih.gov. Retrieved 2015-06-23. Andras, Alina; Ferket, ... "ACC/AHA 2005 Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease (Lower Extremity, Renal, Mesenteric, ... Raynaud's disease - a rare peripheral vascular disorder of constriction of the peripheral blood vessels, in the fingers and ...
*  Pharmaceutical industry
... renal disease, and peripheral arterial disease, and is the most important risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity and ... Gardner AW, Afaq A (2008). "MANAGEMENT OF LOWER EXTREMITY PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE". Journal of Cardiopulmonary ... There are special rules for certain rare diseases ("orphan diseases") in several major drug regulatory territories. For example ... The report found that over the period 1946-1955, there was a 42% drop in the incidence of diseases for which antibiotics were ...
*  Complications of hypertension
... renal disease, and peripheral arterial disease. It is the most important risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality ... Gardner AW, Afaq A (2008). "MANAGEMENT OF LOWER EXTREMITY PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE". Journal of Cardiopulmonary ... Cerebral blood flow remains unchanged over a wide range of arterial pressures (mean arterial pressure of 50-150 mmHg) through a ... These are also risk factors for renal disease progression and for cardiovascular disease. Diabetes has several complications of ...
*  Cardiology
... renal disease, and peripheral arterial disease. It is the most important risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality ... Vascular disorders such as atherosclerosis and peripheral arterial disease cause significant morbidity and mortality in aged ... Gardner AW, Afaq A (2008). "MANAGEMENT OF LOWER EXTREMITY PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE". Journal of Cardiopulmonary ... Coronary artery disease, also known as "ischemic heart disease", is a group of diseases that includes: stable angina, unstable ...
*  Gangrene
Gardner, AW; Afaq, A (November-December 2008). "Management of lower extremity peripheral arterial disease". Journal of ... It is a not a disease itself, but a symptom of other diseases. Dry gangrene is often due to peripheral artery disease, but can ... Risk factors include diabetes, peripheral arterial disease, smoking, major trauma, alcoholism, HIV/AIDS, frostbite, and ... "Treatment of peripheral arterial disease in diabetes: a consensus of the Italian Societies of Diabetes (SID, AMD), Radiology ( ...
*  Intermittent claudication
... or vascular or arterial) claudication is due to peripheral arterial disease which implies significant atherosclerotic blockages ... One in five of the middle-aged (65-75 years) population of the United Kingdom have evidence of peripheral arterial disease on ... Burns P, Gough S, Bradbury AW (March 2003). "Management of peripheral arterial disease in primary care". BMJ. 326 (7389): 584-8 ... "Edinburgh Artery Study: prevalence of asymptomatic and symptomatic peripheral arterial disease in the general population". Int ...
*  Sex differences in medicine
Barochiner, J; Aparicio, LS; Waisman, GD (2014). "Challenges associated with peripheral arterial disease in women". Vascular ... Sex differences in medicine should also not be confused with sexually transmitted diseases, which are diseases that have a ... peripheral artery disease). Sex differences in medicine should not be confused with gender differences. The Institute of ... sex-related diseases, which are diseases that are more common to one sex (for example, systemic lupus erythematosus occurs ...
*  Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome
Sharma, Aditya (2014). "Conditions Presenting with Symptoms of Peripheral Arterial Disease". Seminars in Intervention Radiology ... "Popliteal Artery Occlusive Disease: Background, Problem, Epidemiology". 2016-04-10. ...
*  Claudication
Peripheral Arterial Disease at Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy Professional Edition[not in citation given] Comer CM, ... Burns P, Gough S, Bradbury AW (March 2003). "Management of peripheral arterial disease in primary care". BMJ. 326 (7389): 584-8 ... Shammas NW (2007). "Epidemiology, classification, and modifiable risk factors of peripheral arterial disease". Vasc Health Risk ... It is caused by poor circulation of the blood to the affected area, called Peripheral artery disease. The poor blood flow is ...
*  Azapetine
J. Manly Stallworth; Joseph V. Jeffords (1956). "Clinical effects of azapetine (Ilidar) on peripheral arterial disease". JAMA. ...
*  Orthostatic hypertension
... was positively associated with peripheral arterial disease. Increased occurrence of silent ... "U-curve relationship between orthostatic blood pressure change and silent cerebrovascular disease in elderly hypertensives: ... "Orthostatic hypertension with nephroptosis and aortitis disease". Archives of Internal Medicine. 144 (1): 152-154. doi:10.1001/ ... suffering From anorexia experience orthostatic hypertension Hypovolemia can cause orthostatic hypertension Renal arterial ...
*  Monckeberg's arteriosclerosis
2006). "Prevalence of peripheral arterial disease - results of the Heinz Nixdorf recall study". Eur. J. Epidemiol. 21 (4): 279- ... Meijer WT, Hoes AW, Rutgers D, Bots ML, Hofman A, Grobbee DE (February 1998). "Peripheral arterial disease in the elderly: The ... or in association with investigation of some other disease, such as diabetes mellitus or chronic kidney disease. Typically ... Hydroxyapatite is secreted in vesicles that bleb out from vascular smooth muscle cells or pericytes in the arterial wall. The ...
*  Femoral artery
The femoral artery is susceptible to peripheral arterial disease. When it is blocked through atherosclerosis, percutaneous ... The femoral artery is a large artery in the thigh and the main arterial supply to the leg. It enters the thigh from behind the ... The femoral artery can be used to draw arterial blood when the blood pressure is so low that the radial or brachial arteries ... From it, wires and catheters can be directed anywhere in the arterial system for intervention or diagnostics, including the ...
*  Heavy legs
The cause may be venous insufficiency or peripheral arterial disease. It was described by BBC reporter Emma Jane Kirby as "a ...
*  Aortoiliac occlusive disease
Claudication Peripheral arterial disease [1][permanent dead link] Lee BY, Guerra J (1994). "Axillofemoral bypass graft in a ... However, any number of symptoms may present, depending on the distribution and severity of the disease, such as muscle atrophy ... In medicine, aortoiliac occlusive disease, also known as Leriche's syndrome and Leriche syndrome, is a form of central artery ... Aortoiliac occlusive disease vascularweb.org Leriche's syndrome - whonamedit.com Coronal CT of Leriche' syndrome - ...
*  Great saphenous vein
"Peripheral arterial disease: Clinical assessment and indications for revascularization in the patient with diabetes". Current ... The great saphenous vein is the conduit of choice for vascular surgeons, when available, for doing peripheral arterial bypass ... when arterial grafts are not available or many grafts are required, such as in a triple bypass or quadruple bypass. ...
*  List of ICD-9 codes 390-459: diseases of the circulatory system
440) Atherosclerosis (440.1) Stenosis of renal artery (440.2) Peripheral Arterial Disease (440.21) Peripheral Arterial Disease ... Other specified peripheral vascular diseases (443.82) Erythromelalgia (443.9) Peripheral vascular disease, unspecified (444) ... 392) Rheumatic chorea (394) Diseases of mitral valve (395) Diseases of aortic valve (396) Diseases of mitral and aortic valves ... Peripheral Arterial Disease w/ ulceration (441) Aortic aneurysm and dissection (441.0) Aortic Dissection (441.3) Abdominal ...
*  Varicose veins
Caution should be exercised in their use in patients with concurrent peripheral arterial disease. The wearing of intermittent ... who suffer with varicose veins seek out the assistance of physicians who specialize in vein care or peripheral vascular disease ... Tamparo, Carol (2011). Fifth Edition: Diseases of the Human Body. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis Company. p. 335. ISBN 978-0-8036 ... They also often provide relief from the discomfort associated with this disease. ...