Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease Questions & Answers

Updated: Sep 12, 2019
  • Author: Josefina A Dominguez, MD; Chief Editor: Vincent Lopez Rowe, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What are the signs and symptoms of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

How is claudication assessed in patients with peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What is the role of lab testing in the diagnosis of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

How is peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD) treated?

Which medications are used in the treatment of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What are the signs and symptoms of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What is the pathophysiology of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What is the prevalence of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

Which patient groups are most likely to develop peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What is the prognosis of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What are the risk factors in peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What is included in the physical exam to evaluate peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

Which physical findings are characteristic of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What is the role of pressure readings in the evaluation of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What is the role of the ankle-brachial index (ABI) in the evaluation of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What are the possible complications of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

DDX

Which conditions should be included in the differential diagnoses of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

Workup

Which tests are performed in the workup of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What is the role of angiography in the workup of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What is the role of MRI in the workup of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What is the role of CTA in the workup of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What is the role of duplex ultrasonography in the workup of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

Treatment

How is claudication treated in peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What are the SCAI treatment guidelines for peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

Which organizations have issued guidelines on the treatment of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What is the role of smoking cessation in the treatment of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What is the role of pharmacologic therapy in the treatment of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What is the efficacy of pharmacologic therapy for treatment of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What is the efficacy of surgical intervention for the treatment of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What is the role of exercise in the treatment of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What is included in the long-term monitoring of patients with peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

Guidelines

What are the SVS diagnostic guidelines for peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What are the SVS treatment guidelines for asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease (PAD)?

What are the SVS guidelines for the medical treatment of intermittent claudication (IC) in peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What are the SVS guidelines for exercise therapy in the treatment of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What are the SVS guidelines for surgical treatment of intermittent claudication (IC) in peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What are the SVS treatment guidelines for aortoiliac occlusive disease (AIOD)?

What are the SVS treatment guidelines for femoropopliteal occlusive disease (FPOD)?

What are the SVS guidelines for the postintervention treatment of intermittent claudication (IC) in peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What are the SVS guidelines for surveillance after intervention for intermittent claudication (IC) in peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What are the AHA/ACC guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What are the ESC/ESVS guidelines for medical therapy for peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What are the ESC/ESVS guidelines for revascularization of infrapopliteal occlusive lesions?

What are the ESC/ESVS treatment guidelines for acute limb ischemia in peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What are the ESC/ESVS diagnostic guidelines for lower-extremity arterial disease (LEAD)?

What are the ESC/ESVS treatment guidelines for intermittent claudication (IC) in peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

What are the ESC/ESVS guidelines for revascularization of aortoiliac occlusive lesions in patients with intermittent claudication (IC)?

What are the ESC/ESVS guidelines for revascularization of femoropopliteal occlusive lesions?

What are the ESC/ESVS treatment guidelines for chronic limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI) in peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

Medications

Which medications are used in the treatment of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?