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Dr. Brian Santin
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Vascular Disease (Definition)

Vascular disease is also known as Vascular conditions. Vascular disease is a condition in a person has damage to his large blood vessels, small blood vessels, or both. The damage causes partial or complete blockage of vessels, and leads to organ damage. Causes include high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, etc...

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What is the definition or description of: peripheral vascular disease?

What is the definition or description of: peripheral vascular disease?

Depends: Pvd is a catch-all term that may indicate venous or arterial dz. Usually docs use this term to indicate blockages(plaque buildup) in the arteries. However, some docs refer to swelling and discoloration as PVD as well. ...Read more

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How does collagen vascular disease affect the bladder?

How does collagen vascular disease affect the bladder?

Few do, but: Scleroderma (pss) can turn the autonomically controlled bladder muscle wall to contract from collagen based scarring with contracture, but few other would do so! ...Read more

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Peripheral vascular disease (Tip)

Peripheral vascular disease

One form is carotid artery disease, which can lead to ocular ischemic syndrome. ...See more

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Managing Peripheral Vascular Disease (Checklist)

Try to continue walking
Once
Make sure risk factors are addressed (blood pressure, cholesterol)
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Inspect your feet daily -- call your MD with any wounds
Daily
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What are the symptoms of vascular disease?

What are the symptoms of vascular disease?

Highly variable : Highly variable...Sometimes a symptomatic until latter & irreversible stages. Talk to your physician & get appropriate screening for you. ...Read more

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What tests if any are used to diagnose micro vascular disease? Or is it a diagnosis of exclusion?

What tests if any are used to diagnose micro vascular disease?  Or is it a diagnosis of exclusion?

Histogy: It is a clinical diagnosis?can be definitively diagnosed with small vessel biopsy and use of special tissue staining. ...Read more

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Peripheral vascular disease (Tip)

Peripheral vascular disease

Hypertension, diabetes, high lipids, smoking, obesity, sedentary lifestyle can contribute to pvd! ...See more

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Managing Peripheral Vascular Disease (Checklist)

Walk daily
30 Min, daily, forever
Maintain a healthy weight
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Control your cholesterol
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Control your diabetes
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Is micro vascular disease typically picked up on a nuclear stress test?

Is micro vascular disease typically picked up on a nuclear stress test?

Generally, no.: Nuclear stress test is a functional test, which is different from cath or cta. In most cases of microvascular disease, nuclear stress test may be false-negative due to collateral circulation. ...Read more

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What are the tests for vascular disease?

What are the tests for vascular disease?

Many: There are many screening tests available for use in individuals at risk for vascular disease. These include carotid duplex which looks for plaque in the carotid arteries. Another important tool is a lowerextremity arterial evaluation/abi which measures the blood pressure ratio in the arm to ankle to estimate blood flow to the legs and ais an excellent marker of vascular disease. Certain blood tes. ...Read more

Dr. Tracy Berg
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Vascular Conditions (Definition)

Vascular conditions are abnormal conditions of the blood vessels. Smoking cigarettes is a major risk ...Read more

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Vascular (Definition)

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