Reassessing the normal Toe-Brachial Index in young healthy adults


The 6-minute walk test in assessing the functional fitness of seniors


The importance of a full vascular check-up during the pandemic


The First Healthy Artery Week at the Hospital Santa Casa de Santos, Brazil

Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is a circulatory problem where narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to the limbs. Millions of people…


20 Questions to Ask a Patient with CKD to Assess the Risk of PAD

Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) are at an increased risk of Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) and associated causes of mortality.…

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#UseHeart to beat Cardiovascular disease (CVD)

This year, the message by the World Heart Federation is #UseHeart to beat CVD and MESI is proud to support the Campaign. ❤️…


Do different vascular risk factors affect all arteries equally?

There are many (cardio)vascular risk factors, but few as prominent as tobacco smoking and diabetes mellitus. However, their mechanisms are…


Optimal Medical Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease

Particularly in the emerging stage, treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD), can be a straightforward, but may become complicated in…


The prevalence of peripheral arterial disease among patients with persistent leg pain

Any clinician dealing with patients in pain can testify that this unpleasant experience associated with tissue damage can often be…

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Women and Peripheral Arterial Disease

Women are often overlooked when it comes to cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) as such issues are generally regarded to primarily affect…


Heart disease predicts death from coronavirus (COVID 19)

As the data on worldwide deaths are starting to come in, our health prior to infection is the most important…


The cost of delayed PAD diagnosis

The diagnosis and treatment of virtually any disease should be prompt and comprehensive, especially if it is of cardiovascular nature.…