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Peripheral vascular disease nursing diagnosis

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
Surgery 21 years experience
Depends: This depends on lifestyle modification - smoking cessation, compliance with medication, and exercise.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
First consult: A vascular surgeon, who is a specialist in this disorder. He can offer arterial reconstruction or stenting, if your condition is severe.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Mosley
Neurology 25 years experience
What type?: Nf-1 has classic skin manifestations - one just examines skin to see if criteria for the number/size of nevi and ash-leaf spots on the skin are seen.
Dr. Eric Berkowitz
Radiology 23 years experience
Damages vessels: Smoking directly damages the blood vessel walls, causing blockages.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alberto Gonzalez
Vascular Surgery 19 years experience
PVD/PAD/atherosclero: Pvd/pad/atherosclerosis are one in the same. Plaque causes stenosis of arteries. Plaque can be soft or heavily calcified. Board certified surgeons sho... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
No: Hypoxia does not lead to periphral arterial disease but can make symptoms worse.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Cardiology 33 years experience
Ask your doctor: You should take steps to improve health including smoking cessation, healthy diet , exercise, keeping cholesterol and blood pressure lot with medicati... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Ricotta
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Often they are: A bruit is a noise that is heard with a stethoscope reflecting turbulent flow. IT can be a normal finding and is non specific. It is often associated ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Schwartz
Vascular Surgery 34 years experience
Atherosclerosis: The pathophysiology of peripheral vascular disease is atherosclerosis. This is a generalized disease process with risk factors including diabetes, old... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
Cardiology 49 years experience
Location, location: Atherosclerosis is the deposit of fat inside the lumen of an artery. If the blockages are severe enough and that happens in the heart, can lead to he... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
Surgery 21 years experience
Not the same thing: Peripheral vascular disease is an inflammatory process whereby blockages form in the arteries throughout the body. Hypertension is chronically elevate... Read More
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