This cohort study investigates whether a program that focuses on 8 major guideline-recommended risk-management therapies reduces cardiovascular and limb events in patients with peripheral arterial disease.
A 39-year-old active woman presented with a progressive 6-month history of bilateral lower extremity pain after walking 1 block or ascending a flight of stairs. The pain was aching, relieved with rest, and primarily in her buttocks and thighs bilaterally. What is your diagnosis?
This prospective randomized clinical trial may help to establish guidelines for the treatment of superficial femoral artery lesions.
This retrospective cohort study found that Roux-en-Y gastric bypass resulted in greater weight loss than adjustable gastric banding but a higher risk of short-term complications and long-term subsequent hospitalizations. See also the Invited Commentary by Dimick and Finks.