Apex Heart and Vascular Center (Vein Clinic)

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Tag Archives: PAD

Top 10 Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine

Peripheral Vascular Trends in Cardiology What are the emerging trends in healthcare? Dr. Anuj Shah of Apex Heart and Vascular shares his predictions on the future of cardiology.  At the end of every year, I curate a list of the top 5 advances in vascular medicine to keep up with the rapid pace of medical …Continue reading

Peripheral Vascular Disease

  WHAT IS PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE (PVD)?   Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) Definition: PVD stands for Peripheral Vascular Disease. Peripheral vascular disease is commonly seen in patients with diabetes. The cousin of Peripheral Arterial Disease is Peripheral Venous Disease, which is called venous insufficiency. Peripheral vascular disease is when someone has blocked arteries and vein …Continue reading

Racial Disparities in Health Care: Amputation, Heart Health, and COVID-19

RACE AND HEALTH CARE DISPARITIES DURING COVID-19: Coronavirus brought racial disparities in health care to the forefront. Here’s how. AMPUTATION, DIABETES, AND PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE Racial inequality in America is an issue that has mainstream media attention right now. Both political parties are talking about systemic issues in racial equality in The United States.  However, …Continue reading

Peripheral Arterial Disease and Amputation Prevention

WHAT IS PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE?  If somebody had a stroke, you would automatically assume they were sick. But what if I told you that if a person had a blockage in their legs, that means they could also be sick? A heart attack is a blockage in the heart. Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is a blockage in …Continue reading