October 18th, 2011

Updated guideline outlines recommendations for PAD diagnosis, management

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The American College of Cardiology Foundation, American Heart Association and other collaborating societies have released an updated guideline for the diagnosis and management of patients with peripheral artery disease…“Age alone appears to define a patient population at such a high risk of PAD that we can justify using a cost-effective and risk-free test like the ABI,” Thom Rooke, MD, Krehbiel professor of vascular medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., said in the press release.

Cardiology Today, 10/18/11

Tags: Cardiology, Vascular

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