Tag: Intermittent claudication

‘Do we need to do a better job of making devices...

It was a burning question posed from the conference floor, and it led to some approving social media nods in its aftermath: Does the...

Veterans with claudication who undergo revascularization ‘significantly more likely to have...

Patients within the Veterans Affairs Administration healthcare system who underwent an intervention for intermittent claudication (IC) were consistently at three-to-four times greater risk of...

Research letter highlights low adoption of supervised exercise therapy for PAD

A research letter published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes highlights a “very low” utilization of supervised exercise therapy (SET) in symptomatic peripheral arterial disease (PAD) patients...

Town Halls to address wellness, appropriate use

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) has scheduled two Town Halls for the summer—one to cover vascular surgeon wellness programs (July 13) and the...

Stenting found to be superior to atherectomy, balloon angioplasty in reducing...

Stenting reduced mortality risk in patients undergoing interventions for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) by more than 30% when compared to plain balloon angioplasty, and...

Intermittent claudication and exercise therapy: A poor SET-up

Many of you may have already heard about the controversial Comparative Billing Reports (CBRs) that have been received by some of our vascular surgery...

Interventions associated with ‘poor’ two-year relief of intermittent claudication symptoms

Peripheral vascular interventions for intermittent claudication were linked to "poor" two-year relief of symptoms in the Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI) database, a new study...

Evidence suggests wearable activity monitors could benefit intermittent claudication patients

There is some evidence to indicate that the inclusion of wearable activity monitors in home-based exercise therapy improves walking ability and quality of life...

Walking can relieve leg pain in people with PAD

Exercise can play an important role in treating peripheral arterial disease (PAD), a recent review by Amy Harwood, PhD, from the Centre for Sport and...

SWEDEPAD unplanned interim analysis shows no difference in all-cause mortality for...

An unplanned interim analysis of the registry-based SWEDEPAD clinical trial, in which patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) received treatment with paclitaxel-coated (drug-coated balloons...

Cigarette tax rises lead to drop in active smoking in claudication...

Increases in cigarette taxes appear to be an effective strategy to cut active smoking among patients who are undergoing interventions for intermittent claudication, the...

Vascular pioneer to present International Lecture next week

Renowned endovascular pioneer Juan C. Parodi, MD, will present the International Lecture at this year’s SVS ONLINE virtual meeting. He will deliver his address, “Treating...

Study: Link between IC revascularization and progression to CLTI established alongside...

PALM BEACH, Fla.—Revascularization of intermittent claudication (IC) patients is associated with an increased rate of progression to critical limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI)—as well as an...