Navigation Links
Interventional radiologists: Learn about peripheral arterial disease and get moving
Date:9/6/2011

iet and a structured exercise program. With early detection, patients could see an interventional radiologist when intervention is most effective and less invasive treatments are still an option. If needed, interventional radiologists can perform minimally invasive angioplasty (the widening of a narrowed or obstructed blood vessel) and/or stenting (the insertion of a tiny mesh tube) to open a blocked artery in the leg and restore blood flow.

A recent study in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology noted that after a percutaneous vascular intervention (a medical procedure where vascular access is done via needle puncture, rather than by using an open surgical approach) is used to treat PAD, exercise can play an important role in recovery, health and well-being.

"We designed our study to determine whether a percutaneous vascular intervention combined with supplemental supervised exercise therapy is more effective than the intervention alone in improving walking ability in patients with peripheral arterial disease," said Joep A.W. Teijink, M.D., Ph.D., department of vascular surgery, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The trial evaluated individuals with peripheral arterial disease, all of whom were treated with a percutaneous vascular intervention for an atherosclerotic lesion (a kind of deposit consisting of fat, cholesterol and chalk on the inside of the blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart to the limbs, causing them to become narrowed or blocked).

"Our experience with our research group revealed that the ability to achieve a better walking distance correlates significantly with an individual's quality of life. So at six months after intervention, a treadmill test was used to evaluate 61 individuals who were available for follow-up, on their absolute claudication distance, which is the distance at which the patient experiences pain with exertion to the point that he or she cannot continue wa
'/>"/>

Contact: Ellen Acconcia
eacconcia@sirweb.org
703-460-5582
Society of Interventional Radiology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation campaign bolstered by covidien pledge
2. Society of Interventional Radiology findings support PAD care; Legs For Life® gears up
3. Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation welcomes corporate gift from Sirtex Medical
4. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology increases impact, offers new initiatives
5. Fueling interventional radiology growth: SIR Foundation announces Navilyst Medical Pledge
6. Interventional radiologists provide hope in delaying growth, spread of breast cancer
7. Interventional radiology treatment takes blood pressure to new lows -- and results last
8. Interventional radiologists advance MS research: Vein-opening treatment safe
9. Interventional radiologists take lead on reducing disability from dangerous blood clots
10. Interventional Radiology Y-90 Liver Cancer-busting Treatment: Safe, Fast, Extends Life
11. Society of Interventional Radiology hosts 36th annual scientific meeting
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2014)... GSA Bulletin study uses tree rings to ... Chaco Wash in northern New Mexico, USA. By determining ... willow, investigators were able to precisely date arroyo sedimentary ... this data with aerial imagery, LiDAR, longitudinal profiles, and ... , Arroyos are deep, oversized channels that have vertical ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... research into the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV), a ... humans similar to that caused by Ebolavirus, has identified ... has the potential to lead to novel targets for ... research, reported in a paper published today in the ... at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute and their colleagues, ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... "frequent flyers" program, fruit flies surely would be eligible ... increasing numbers of fruit fly research studies. One fruit ... and another is scheduled launch to the station Sept. ... December. , Fruit flies are biomedical research models studied ... organisms can reveal the basis for health and disease ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Tree rings and arroyos 2Tree rings and arroyos 3Tree rings and arroyos 4Tree rings and arroyos 5Tree rings and arroyos 6Tree rings and arroyos 7Research milestone in CCHF virus could help identify new treatments 2Buzzing with activity: Fruit flies orbit Earth for science 2Buzzing with activity: Fruit flies orbit Earth for science 3Buzzing with activity: Fruit flies orbit Earth for science 4
... cases of 2009 H1N1 influenza, the virus can damage cells ... the 1918 and 1957 influenza pandemics, report researchers from the ... Office of Chief Medical Examiner. The scientists reviewed autopsy reports, ... died of 2009 H1N1 influenza infection between May 15 and ...
... Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will collaborate to publish AMBIO ... AMBIO was founded in 1972, the year of the ... journal addresses the scientific, social, economic and cultural factors that influence ... Springer will be published in February 2010. AMBIO ...
... salmon species will have its genome fully sequenced, ... agencies and industry from Canada, Chile and Norway. ... Economic Development Agency, InnovaChile, Norwegian Research Council, Norwegian ... the International Cooperation to Sequence the Atlantic Salmon ...
Cached Biology News:New York autopsies show 2009 H1N1 influenza virus damages entire airway 2New York autopsies show 2009 H1N1 influenza virus damages entire airway 3Springer signs co-publishing agreement with the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences 2Genome BC collaborates with Chile and Norway to sequence salmon genome 2
(Date:9/19/2014)... -- The new , Healthcare and Life Sciences ... on PharmaBoardroom.com for free download , looks ... Spanish economy in 2009, and the austerity measures that followed, ... in times of trouble. "Despite the crisis, ... market, and the general conditions to invest are favorable to ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... -- DeepResearchReports.com adds "2014 Deep Research Report on ... Deep Research Report on Global and China Sodium ... Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140918/147058 ... China Acetic Acid Industry" is a professional and ... and Global Acetic Acid Market. The report ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Station, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 ... System Chancellor John Sharp, Texas A&M Health Science ... the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ... today dedicated a national pandemic influenza vaccine manufacturing ... serve as an anchor for the Texas A&M ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 18, 2014 Research and Markets ... Albumin Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. ... 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the ... The report provides a basic overview of the ... The human albumin market analysis is provided for the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:PharmaBoardroom Releases New Spain Pharmaceuticals Report 2PharmaBoardroom Releases New Spain Pharmaceuticals Report 3Acetic Acid Market & Sodium Stannate Industry (China, Global) Research Report 2Acetic Acid Market & Sodium Stannate Industry (China, Global) Research Report 3Acetic Acid Market & Sodium Stannate Industry (China, Global) Research Report 4Texas A&M Dedicates National Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility, on Track for 2016 Start-Up Phase 2Texas A&M Dedicates National Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility, on Track for 2016 Start-Up Phase 3Texas A&M Dedicates National Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility, on Track for 2016 Start-Up Phase 4Global Human Albumin Industry Report 2014 2Global Human Albumin Industry Report 2014 3
... MADISON - Tired of high gas costs and poor ... group of engineering students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison ... the cleanest and most fuel-efficient SUVs in North America. ... could one day be incorporated into mass-production hybrid SUVs. ...
... Doyle began turning up the heat on Republicans on ... had already turned the tables on him regarding problematic state ... subject of a state audit, recently were placed at the ... Kanavas , R-Brookfield, who has worked with the Governor on ...
... you judged Milwaukee by the economic indicators alone, you ... the dusty, bypassed town in the hit animated movie ... Hollywood ending, maybe theres a more prosperous, real-life road ... so, because without a healthy Milwaukee, most of Wisconsin ...
Cached Biology Technology:UW-Madison hybrid-vehicle team places second nationally 2GOP lawmaker faults Doyle for IT problems 2GOP lawmaker faults Doyle for IT problems 3It's an economic fact: As Milwaukee goes, so goes Wisconsin 2It's an economic fact: As Milwaukee goes, so goes Wisconsin 3
... siRNA Tracker Intracellular Localization Kit provides a ... deliver siRNA, of your design, in an ... tracking experiments. Subcellular localization and functional inhibition ... following introduction of the labeled siRNA into ...
... 60kDa (A) and 36kDa (C) subunits ... 7.5, 500mM NaCl, 60mM 2-mercaptoethanol, 1mM ... DTT, and 0.1mg/ml serum albumin Properites: ... proteins. Purification: DEAE chromatography, aminohexyl-agarose and ...
... Label IT siRNA Tracker Intracellular Localization Kit ... label and deliver siRNA, of your design, ... in vitro tracking experiments. Subcellular localization and ... be monitored following introduction of the labeled ...
... The Label IT siRNA Tracker Intracellular ... provides a straight forward approach to ... your design, in an efficient yet ... experiments. Subcellular localization and functional inhibition ...
Biology Products: