Treatment Strategies for Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease
by W Schuyler Jones, et al.
Publisher: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 2013
Number of pages: 364
This review assessed the comparative effectiveness of antiplatelet therapy, medical therapy, exercise, and endovascular and surgical revascularization in peripheral artery disease (PAD) patients with intermittent claudication (IC) or critical limb ischemia (CLI).
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