Chapter 62. Peripheral Vascular Disease

  1. Salim Yusuf1,
  2. John A Cairns2,
  3. A John Camm3,
  4. Ernest L Fallen4 and
  5. Bernard J Gersh5
  1. Jesper Swedenborg and
  2. Jan Östergren

Published Online: 4 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470986882.ch62

Evidence-based Cardiology, Second Edition

Evidence-based Cardiology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Swedenborg, J. and Östergren, J. (2002) Peripheral Vascular Disease, in Evidence-based Cardiology, Second Edition (eds S. Yusuf, J. A. Cairns, A. J. Camm, E. L. Fallen and B. J. Gersh), BMJ Books, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470986882.ch62

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario Research Chair, Senior Scientist of the Canadian Institute of Health Research, Director of Cardiology and Professor of Medicine, McMaster, University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Canada

  2. 2

    Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

  3. 3

    Professor of Clinical Cardiology and Chief, Department of Cardiological Sciences, St George's Hospital Medical School, London, UK

  4. 4

    Professor Emeritus, McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Canada

  5. 5

    Consultant in Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic; Professor of Medicine, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 NOV 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727916990

Online ISBN: 9780470986882

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Keywords:

  • peripheral vascular disease;
  • ankle brachial pressure index;
  • coronary artery bypass grafting;
  • intermittent claudication;
  • pharmacologic treatment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Epidemiology

  • Long-term outcome

  • Investigation of the patient with peripheral vascular disease

  • Intermittent claudicatio

  • Critical ischemia

  • Surgical treatment of intermittent claudication and critical ischemia

  • Inflammatory vascular diseases - thromboangitis obliterans (Buerger's disease)