All posts by: Jill Derdelakos

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Understanding Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

In the realm of medical conditions that frequently elude detection until they advance to critical stages, understanding Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) becomes paramount. PAD, a condition impacting blood vessels outside the heart and brain, often operates stealthily, progressing quietly. This article aims to shed light on the complexities of PAD, encompassing its prevalence, risk factors, … Continue reading

May 16, 2023 PAD

The Vascular Doppler: A Great Tool in Your Hands

You know how useful your stethoscope can be – a “Doppler stethoscope” extends your capabilities with its ability to listen to the flow of blood cells in the smallest arteries or veins. Most common uses: Checking arterial patency Before, during, and after surgery Evaluating vascular damage from trauma Peripheral artery disease (PAD) testing Sensitive pulse … Continue reading

November 17, 2022 Digidop, PAD
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