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Latest Peripheral vascular disease Stories

2011-11-17 03:06:29

Supervised exercise was shown to be more effective than stenting or medication for improved walking ability in patients with peripheral artery disease.

2011-11-14 11:14:33

A clinical trial of patients with diabetes has demonstrated that cryoplasty post-dilitation compared to conventional balloon angioplasty in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) decreased the risk of in-stent restenosis (ISR).

2011-10-01 07:00:00

A new study points to an increased risk of heart attack in people who have metabolic syndrome or diabetes in combination with buildup of calcium in the coronary arteries as reported by DiabeticLive.com.

2011-09-29 23:34:13

Peripheral artery disease, or "PAD," is a common and dangerous condition that affects tens of millions of Americans -- often unknowingly -- and can restrict blood flow to the legs, kidneys or other vital organs.


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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