Lipid-lowering therapy in patients with peripheral arterial disease.

Abstract

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a prevalent, chronic, and progressive atherosclerotic disease process involving the conduit vessels of the extremities. Most patients who present with objective signs of PAD are asymptomatic. These patients are at an increased risk of dying from cardiovascular events. Lipid management is the mainstay of risk-factor… (More)

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