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Pocket Guidelines on Peripheral Arterial Disease

ESC Pocket Guidelines

Peripheral Vascular and Cerebrovascular Disease
Pathophysiology and Mechanisms
Peripheral Artery Disease
Epidemiology, Prognosis, Outcome
Diagnostic Methods
Non-coronary Cardiac Intervention

Publication date: 2017

Chairpersons: Victor Aboyans & Jean-Baptiste Ricco

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Table of contents:

  • ESC Classes of recommendations and levels of evidence
  • Introduction
  • Epidemiology and risk factors
  • General aspects
  • Antithrombotic drugs in peripheral arterial diseases (PADs)
    • Antithrombotic treatment in carotid disease
    • Antithrombotic therapy in lower extremity artery disease
    • Antithrombotic therapy in lower extremity artery disease patients requiring long-term oral anticoagulant
  • Extracranial carotid and vertebral artery disease
    • Carotid artery disease
    • Vertebral artery disease
  • Upper extremity artery disease
  • Mesenteric artery disease
    • Acute mesenteric ischaemia
    • Chronic mesenteric artery disease
  • Renal artery disease
  • Lower extremity artery disease
    • Clinical presentation
    • Diagnostic tests
    • Revascularization options: general aspects
    • Management of intermittent claudication
    • Chronic limb-threatening ischaemia
    • Acute limb ischaemia
  • Multiple artery diseases
    • Screening for and management of multiple artery diseases
  • Cardiac conditions in PADs
    • Heart failure and PADS
    • PADs and atrial fibrillation
    • PADs and valvular heart disease
  • List of abbreviations