Chapter 14. Medical Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease

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

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692356.ch14

Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Interventions

Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Interventions

How to Cite

Hiatt, W. R. (2007) Medical Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease, 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.ch14

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;
  • medical treatment;
  • cardiovascular mortality;
  • claudication;
  • exercise therapy

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pharmacologic Modification of Ischemic Risk

  • Treatment of Lower Extremity Symptoms

  • Pharmacologic Issues with Revascularization

  • Conclusions

  • Questions

  • Suggested Readings