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Identifying the Silent Threat: Understanding Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a debilitating condition characterized by narrowed or blocked arteries, primarily in the legs. Unfortunately, PAD often goes undiagnosed until it reaches advanced stages, posing significant health risks and complications for patients that have this disease. As physicians, it is crucial to be well-informed about the signs and risk factors associated … 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