Nearly 1 in 3 Black adults may develop PAD; disparities in care increase amputation risk
Routine, low-cost testing may reduce disparities and health care costs for people with peripheral artery disease (PAD), according to new American Heart Association scientific statement.Source: American Heart Association
Routine tests may reduce disparities in peripheral artery disease and amputation risk
Standard testing that is inexpensive may help reduce disparities in care and lower the amputation risk for people with peripheral artery disease, according to a new science report.Source: American Heart Association
Bypass Surgery Has Lower Risks Than Endovascular Therapy for Limb-threatening Ischemia
Bypass surgery in artiries leading to the legs was associated with a lower risk of cardiac events among patients with peripheral arterial disease who are candidates for two types of revascularization therapy, new research suggests.