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    2010

[Chronic lower limb ischemia--clinical symptom element of atherosclerosis--actual guideline].

@article{Zdrojowy2010ChronicLL,
  title={[Chronic lower limb ischemia--clinical symptom element of atherosclerosis--actual guideline].},
  author={Krystyna Zdrojowy and Bozena Sapian-Raczkowska and Rajmund Adamiec},
  journal={Polski merkuriusz lekarski : organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Lekarskiego},
  year={2010},
  volume={28 163},
  pages={
          71-4
        }
}
Peripheral atherosclerosis is the leading cause of chronic lower limb ischemia (PAD). In European populations the disease occurs frequently. In the early stages often does not cause obvious symptoms. Since the PAD coexists with other areas of vascular activity is associated with high cardiovascular risk (myocardial infarction, cerebral stroke, sudden death). The article discusses the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of the main aspects of the PAD, useful in medical practice primary care… CONTINUE READING