Chapter 13. Lower Extremity Peripheral Arterial Disease: Natural History, Epidemiology, and Prognosis

  1. Thom W. Rooke MD1,
  2. Timothy M. Sullivan MD2 and
  3. Michael R. Jaff DO3
  1. Mary M. McDermott MD

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692356.ch13

Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Interventions

Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Interventions

How to Cite

McDermott, M. M. (2007) Lower Extremity Peripheral Arterial Disease: Natural History, Epidemiology, and Prognosis, in Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Interventions (eds T. W. Rooke, T. M. Sullivan and M. R. Jaff), Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692356.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Head, Section of Vascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic; John and Posy Krehbiel Professor of Medicine, Mayo Medical School, College of Medicine; Rochester, Minnesota

  2. 2

    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, North Central Heart Institute, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

  3. 3

    Director, Vascular Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Boston, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 13 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405158275

Online ISBN: 9780470692356

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Keywords:

  • arterial disease;
  • epidemiology;
  • prognosis;
  • hypertension;
  • leg symptoms

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Intermittent Claudication

  • Spectrum of Leg Symptoms in PAD

  • ABI as a Measure of Presence and Severity of PAD

  • Risk Factors for Lower Extremity PAD

  • Hyperhomocysteinemia and PAD

  • Renal Disease and Lower Extremity PAD

  • Inflammation and PAD

  • Coexistence of CAD and Cerebrovascular Disease With PAD

  • Cardiovascular Morbidity and Mortality in Patients With PAD

  • Associations Between ABI and Mortality

  • Natural History of Lower Extremity PAD

  • Functional Decline in Patients With PAD

  • Critical Limb Ischemia

  • Questions

  • Suggested Readings