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Peripheral Arterial Disease Summary

Description: Lack of perfusion in the EXTREMITIES resulting from atherosclerosis. It is characterized by INTERMITTENT CLAUDICATION, and an ANKLE BRACHIAL INDEX of 0.9 or less.

Also Known As: Peripheral Arterial Diseases; Peripheral Artery Disease; Arterial Disease, Peripheral; Arterial Diseases, Peripheral; Artery Disease, Peripheral Show All >>

Networked: 2745 relevant articles (155 outcomes, 486 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Peripheral Arterial Disease

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) : 17 outcomes 35 studies in 128 results : FDA 80 Generic
  2. clopidogrel (Plavix) : 16 outcomes 30 studies in 89 results : FDA 7
  3. Carnitine (L-Carnitine) : 6 outcomes 4 studies in 25 results : FDA 9 Generic
  4. cilostazol (Pletal) : 4 outcomes 12 studies in 58 results : FDA 15 Generic
  5. nitinol : 4 outcomes 6 studies in 21 results : IBA
  6. Idiopathic pulmonary hypertension : 4 outcomes 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  7. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor) : 3 outcomes 14 studies in 47 results : IBA
  8. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel) : 3 outcomes 8 studies in 52 results : IBA
  9. Ticlopidine (Ticlid) : 3 outcomes 7 studies in 19 results : FDA 11 Generic
  10. Cholesterol : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 54 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Peripheral Arterial Disease

  1. Stroke (Strokes)
  2. Myocardial Infarction
  3. Pain (Aches)
  4. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  5. Intermittent Claudication
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Key Therapies for Peripheral Arterial Disease

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  1. Stents : 13 outcomes 22 studies in 110 results
  2. Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal) : 6 outcomes 17 studies in 131 results
  3. Catheters : 6 outcomes 3 studies in 28 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 5 outcomes 12 studies in 87 results
  5. Amputation : 4 outcomes 22 studies in 224 results
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