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Claudication often recurs after endovascular treatment without risk-factor management


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Journal of Vascular Surgery
Reuters Health - 04/12/2020 - Most patients who undergo elective endovascular interventions for claudication are not medically optimized first, as recommended, and only a minority are free of symptoms at two years, according to a new study. This study highlights "the importance of ensuring that patients who are being considered for endovascular procedures for claudication have undergone risk-factor modification including smoking cessation, exercise therapy and statin use. These are recommended guidelines for best practice before and after endovascular procedures," Dr. Jonathan Bath, director for vascular surgery at the University of Missouri, in Columbia, told Reuters Health by email. "Endovascular procedures for claudication can have medium-term relief for patients with claudication; however, without appropriate risk-factor modification the patients are more likely to report repeat symptoms of claudication and undergo repeat procedures," he added. Using data...


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