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Evaluation and Medical Management of the Vascular Surgery Patient

  • Khether E. Raby
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Abstract

Patients with peripheral vascular disease have a high prevalence of coronary artery disease. Coronary artery disease is often occult, and its activity is difficult to measure by conventional means. For these reasons, coronary artery disease is by far the most important factor contributing to morbidity and mortality in vascular surgery patients.

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Coronary Revascularization Cardiac Risk Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography 
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