How to identify subjects with poly-vascular disease?

  title={How to identify subjects with poly-vascular disease?},
  author={Charalambos Vlachopoulos and Dimitrios G. Terentes-Printzios and Christodoulos Stefanadis},
  journal={Current vascular pharmacology},
  volume={10 6},
Multisite artery or polyvascular disease is common. In the REACH registry, 15.9% of patients with either established atherosclerotic arterial disease or at least 3 risk factors for atherothrombosis had symptomatic polyvascular disease. History of risk factors and known co-morbidities, as well as a thorough physical examination, are mandatory in the initial screening and diagnostic work-up. Various non-invasive imaging techniques (duplex ultrasound, computed tomography angiography, magnetic… CONTINUE READING