Latest Peripheral vascular disease Stories
Diabetic foot infections are an increasingly common problem, but proper care can save limbs and, ultimately, lives.
The mantra in stroke care is “time is brain.”
Research led by vascular surgeons at Dartmouth-Hitchcock may offer new hope to sufferers of peripheral artery disease, the cause of nearly 60,000 lower-limb amputations annually, through the use of a patient's own stem cells.
Depression affects approximately 18.8 million Americans on a daily basis. Now researchers might have an explanation as to why this number is so high.
Autologous (self-donated) mononuclear cells derived from bone marrow (BMMNCs) have been found to significantly induce vascular growth when transplanted into patients with diabetes who are suffering from critical limb ischemia caused by peripheral artery disease (PAD), a complication of diabetes.
Peripheral artery disease, which covers problems in the arteries supplying the legs, arms and most organs, is often overlooked or misdiagnosed in women.