Epidemiology, risk factors, and management of peripheral vascular disease.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Peripheral vascular occlusive disease is initiated with a genetic risk factor component compounded by patient-controlled contributions including obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and smoking. Medical management of these factors may delay or obviate surgical intervention. Angiography may be used to perform angioplasty (+/- stents) or to guide various interventional procedures. The major contribution to pre- and post-operative assessment is the noninvasive laboratory.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • O'Brien, SP; Mureebe, L; Lossing, A; Kerstein, MD

Published Date

  • September 1998

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 44 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 68 - 75

PubMed ID

  • 9866606

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0889-5899


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States