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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They'd both lost legs from peripheral vascular disease due to smoking and said they were eager to share their challenges and what it's like to take steps -- literally -- toward a new normal.
Thorsteinsdottir acknowledged that "determining who is unlikely to benefit from dialysis is complicated." However, she said, "we know that the following comorbidities are the worst: dementia and peripheral vascular disease. No one that I know of currently has an age cutoff for dialysis," Dr.
Results: The pattern of peripheral vascular disease was divided in the lower limb in infra inguinal region into femoropopliteal disease and infra popliteal disease.
For example, obesity is highly correlated to diabetes and peripheral vascular disease; however, wearing occlusive shoes is not correlated to ritual washing and attending communal shower.
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Overweight and obese individuals without metabolic disease had a significantly lower risk of peripheral vascular disease, compared with healthy normal-weight individuals.
To determine the prevalence of carotid atherosclerosis and peripheral vascular disease by Doppler studies in patients of Type 2 diabetes mellitus with coronary artery disease.
It was founded by Avera Health to develop and market Natural Vascular Scaffolding, a novel combination drug-device product for the treatment of patients suffering from peripheral vascular disease. Alucent Medical is currently conducting US phase 1 human clinical trials.
Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is narrowing of arteries outside the brain and heart.
Conclusion: Fungal infections were more frequently observed in the presence of poor glycemic control and peripheral vascular disease in diabetic patients in compliance with the literature, and the presence of fungal infection may also responsible for the development of foot ulcers.
Additionally, hypertension is a major risk factor for multiple cardiovascular diseases, including stroke, heart attacks, heart failure, and peripheral vascular disease. Multiple previous studies have shown that patients with systolic blood pressures below 140 mm Hg have lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death than those with blood pressures [greater than or equal to] 140 mm Hg.
Among patients taking the anticoagulant drug warfarin (Coumadin), obese patients are at much higher risk than non-obese patients of a major bleeding event, according to research presented in May 2015 at the American Heart Association's Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology/ Peripheral Vascular Disease Scientific Sessions.

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