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What is the Best Treatment for Symptomatic PVD in the Elderly?

Title: What is the Best Treatment for Symptomatic PVD in the Elderly?.
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Name(s): LeFranc, Noemi, author
Rodríguez, Jose, author
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Issuance: serial
Date Issued: 2010
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: In patients with peripheral vascular disease (PVD), a structured exercise program improves walking distances and is relatively low risk and low cost. Lipid-lowering therapy reduces the risk of cardiovascular events and also increases walking distances. Cilostazol and naftidrofuryl improve walking distance, but add an additional expense. Angioplasty appears to improve walking distance better than exercise at 6 months, but not at 2 or 6 years. (SOR A, based on a systematic reviews.)
Identifier: FSU_migr_fmr-0026 (IID)
Keywords: peripheral vascular disease, treatment
Note: Originally published in Evidence Based Practice
Citation: LeFranc, N., & Rodríguez, J. E. (2010). What is the best treatment for symptomatic PVD in the elderly? Evidence Based Practice, 13(3): 11-12.
Subject(s): Cardiology
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases
Geriatrics
Medical sciences
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_migr_fmr-0026
Owner Institution: FSU
Is Part of Series: Family Medicine and Rural Health Faculty Publications.
Is Part Of: Evidence Based Practice.
Issue: 3, 13

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LeFranc, N., & Rodríguez, J. (2010). What is the Best Treatment for Symptomatic PVD in the Elderly? Evidence Based Practice. Retrieved from http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_migr_fmr-0026