Adults suffering strokes under the age of 50 are at increased risk of dying within 20 years, a new study finds.
Vascular (Peripheral Arterial Disease)
Stay informed about heart, vascular and thoracic topics in this continuation of The Beating Edge blog from our Heart & Vascular Institute, which is ranked No. 1 in heart care in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Peripheral artery disease is a dangerous condition that, if untreated, can cause gangrene and lead to amputation. Cleveland Clinic physicians talk about this during a live webchat Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at noon (ET).
A recently published study looked at whether drug-coated arterial stents can be used to treat erectile dysfunction in the 50 percent of men with ED who weren’t helped by drugs.
Renal artery aneurysms can pose a real risk if they’re large enough to rupture. Cleveland Clinic’s Dr. Daniel Clair explains how they’re diagnosed and treated.
Read about a diabetic patient's experience with losing one foot to amputation and then saving the other with the help of Cleveland Clinic's Lower Extremity Wound Clinic.
What should you do if you have to keep coming back to have additional stents placed?
Peripheral arterial disease can be treated medically, interventionally or surgically. However, prevention is always the best medicine. Learn how to lower your risk of developing PAD.
Loss of circulation doesn’t always mean the loss of a limb. Vascular surgeon Daniel Clair, MD, wants you to be aware of the full range of limb-sparing resources available at the Cleveland Clinic.
Doctors seek better ways to help patients with peripheral artery disease.
Inferior vena cava or iliac vein clots can cause discomfort, swell the legs and inhibit mobility. Daniel Clair, MD, chair of Vascular Surgery, discusses how stents can offer relief.