Peripheral artery disease (PAD), sometimes referred to as peripheral vascular disease or PVD, is caused due to the hardening of arteries which commonly occurs in older people. 429 more words
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Ticagrelor for Prevention of Ischemic Events After Myocardial Infarction in Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease
Background Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is associated with heightened ischemic and bleeding risk in patients with prior myocardial infarction (MI).
Objectives This study evaluated the efficacy and safety of ticagrelor on major cardiovascular (CV) events and major adverse limb events in patients with PAD and a prior MI. 351 more words
Peripheral artery disease (PAD) primarily manifests as occlusive atherosclerosis in the peripheral circulation to the lower extremities (1). Symptomatic patients have either a profound exercise limitation or develop critical limb ischemia, and all of these patients are at heightened risk for major cardiovascular and ischemic limb events… 118 more words
Peripheral Artery Disease consists of a narrowing of the peripheral arteries to the legs, stomach, arms and head and cause a chronic condition impeding on the mobility of patients. 256 more words