peripheral vascular disease


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Related to peripheral vascular disease: Raynaud's disease, Peripheral neuropathy

peripheral vascular disease

n.
Any of various diseases, including peripheral artery disease, that occur in blood vessels outside the heart and the brain.
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Pipeline Products for Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)/ Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) - Overview 11
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)/ Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD).
Patients with this finding on physical examination might benefit from further assessment for peripheral vascular disease, much as those found to have reduced ankle-brachial pressure do.
It is essential to assess the blood supply of any wound, especially in the legs of diabetic or other patients with peripheral vascular disease.
Clinical and Vascular Laboratory Assessment of Peripheral Vascular Disease 4.
He and his colleagues found depressive symptoms in one-third of 66 peripheral vascular disease patients recruited for screening from the Lowering of Vascular Atherosclerotic Risk (LOVAR) study at the Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network in Allentown, Pa.
Diuretics and beta blockers are often initial drugs used to treat HBP, but unfortunately, both drug classes can worsen diabetic control, produce unfavorable lipid profiles and actually increase the frequency of diabetic complications, such as hypoglycemia and peripheral vascular disease.

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