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Do doctors see a lot of patients with peripheral vascular disease?

12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
Internal Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Most of the doctors who see older patients tend to see lots of patients with p.
V.D.

In brief: Yes

Most of the doctors who see older patients tend to see lots of patients with p.
V.D.
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
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Dr. Steven Bowers
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Peripheral vascular disease is relatively common.
The most common cause is cigarette smoking. Treatment depends on the cause, severity and location of the disease and may be medical or surgical.

In brief: Yes

Peripheral vascular disease is relatively common.
The most common cause is cigarette smoking. Treatment depends on the cause, severity and location of the disease and may be medical or surgical.
Dr. Steven Bowers
Dr. Steven Bowers
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Dr. Joseph Gemmete
Radiology - Interventional
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

A majority of family practice and internists seeing an older patient population will see patients with pad.

In brief: Yes

A majority of family practice and internists seeing an older patient population will see patients with pad.
Dr. Joseph Gemmete
Dr. Joseph Gemmete
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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Clinical Lipidology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Peripheral vascular disease is common in the elderly and in patients who smoke.
Additioonally, atherosclerosis risk increases with age.

In brief: Yes

Peripheral vascular disease is common in the elderly and in patients who smoke.
Additioonally, atherosclerosis risk increases with age.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

This is a very common set of disorders that comprises the majority of a vascular surgeons practice.
If you need help with PVD then you should seek the opinion of a vascular surgeon.

In brief: Yes

This is a very common set of disorders that comprises the majority of a vascular surgeons practice.
If you need help with PVD then you should seek the opinion of a vascular surgeon.
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: YES

20% of patients over 70, and 33% of diabetic patients over 50 have pad.

In brief: YES

20% of patients over 70, and 33% of diabetic patients over 50 have pad.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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