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Chronic lower limb peripheral arterial disease

This article covers the diagnosis and management of chronic lower limb peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in the community. Intermittent claudication and critical limb ischaemia will be covered, with emphasis on its differential diagnosis and the importance of a thorough history and examination that includes checking the ankle brachial pressure index. 114 more words

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Gary Giangola, MD, FACS

Title: Medical Doctor
Company: Lenox Hill Hospital
Location: New York, NY United States
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John J. Ricotta, MD, FACS

Title:  Medical Doctor, Vascular Surgeon
Company: Capital Vascular Care
Location: Washington, DC United States
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OMG a man in a van

I was due to go in on Tuesday lunchtime for the preparation, before the operation on Wednesday.

The phone call came from the NHS Trust on Friday evening to confirm my bed and admission. 412 more words


Pre Operative Assessment

More letters through the post. In one large envelope was three pages on my operation, with the date of the operation and the suggestions for my hospital stay, another letter was the invitation for my post operative assessment. 799 more words


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Everyone in the world, knows one, two…up to five people that have had a bypass I have found out recently. Everyone they know has survived apparently which could be quite worrying. 288 more words


The NHS is not joined up!

So, five days after I had received the diagnosis I was off to see my GP, to see if it was possible to have the operation local to my family, as they 150 miles away from me. 534 more words