domingo, 8 de mayo de 2011

Expensive risky surgery for periphery artery disease pushed by doctors who ignore better alternatives

Peripheral artery disease is a slow and progressive circulation disorder most often affecting arteries in the legs.

Atherosclerosis, the same plaques of fat, calcium and other related gunk that clogs up arteries and cause heart attacks usually cause it.If you have PAD of the legs, you know it can be a miserable condition, causing pain and numbness. You might think the study just announced at the 2011 American Roentgen Ray Society's annual meeting of radiologists, currently underway in Chicago, is reason to rejoice.After all, the researchers found that a large growth in screening for PAD has resulted in...


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