Peripheral Vascular Disease

Diabetes is a life-changing disease that can threaten your health in many ways, besides what it does to your blood-sugar regulation. You may already know that it can affect your vision and even lead to kidney damage or liver disease. But you may not know that diabetes can also increase your risk for peripheral arterial disease, or PAD, which can...

From the Headlines of Vascular News:  A new surgical navigation system, Intra-Operative Positioning System (IOPS) that is being developed by Centerline Biomedical along with Cleveland Clinic in the USA could help to do away with concerns around operator exposure to radiation during endovascular procedures. The concept of the Vascular system was presented by Matthew Eagleton (Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA) at...

There are several treatment options available for the one in 20 Americans over the age of 50 who suffer from peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Successful PAD treatment plans can significantly reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, minimize symptoms, prevent complications such as blood clots and improve the ability to move thereby increasing the overall quality of life. Lifestyle Changes Peripheral...