2011 ACCF/AHA PAD Update

Updated:Sep 29,2011
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2011 ACCF/AHA Focused Update of the Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease

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  • Revision of the original 2005 ACC/AHA Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
  • Updates lower extremity and abdominal aortic disease, but 21 existing recommendations for Renal and Mesenteric Disease remain valid
  • New recommendation added to provide diagnosis using ankle-brachial index (ABI) score

    Read the full article in Circulation
    Circulation. 2011: published online before print September 29, 2011, doi: 10.1161/CIR.0b013e31822e80c3

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