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Latest Peripheral vascular disease Stories

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.

2011-09-27 13:40:01

It's an ongoing debate: Should men over a certain age be treated for prostate cancer?


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