Items Tagged ‘peripheral artery disease’

October 19, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

    Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Wall Street […]

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October 15, 2012

New Tactics To Treat Artery Disease That Harms Legs

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Doctors are seeking better ways to help patients suffering from artery blockages that obstruct blood flow to the legs—an area of treatment that has been lacking despite well-established methods for preventing and treating the same disease when it occurs in the heart…”Most patients with peripheral artery disease can be managed conservatively,” said Verghese Mathew, a […]

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Tags: Dr. Verghese Mathew, PAD, peripheral artery disease, Wall Street Journal

February 23, 2012

Aspirin, Walking Can Reduce Leg Pain From Narrowed Arteries

By Mystery User

Low-dose aspirin may be just as effective as the more expensive Plavix when combined with a walking program to treat leg pain that’s associated with narrowing of the leg arteries. What’s known as peripheral artery disease, or PAD, can cause pain in the legs during walking because of decreased blood supply in the legs. This […]

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Tags: effectiveness of aspirin, intermittent claudication, interventional cardiologist, narrowing of the leg arteries, PAD, peripheral artery disease, Plavix, Verghese Mathew

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