Peripheral Artery Physiology and Pathophysiology: Special Considerations

  • Caroline Schmidt-Lucke
  • Jan André Schmidt-Lucke


Peripheral circulation usually refers to the vasculature of the upper and lower extremities. Apart from bones and joints, the two systems supplied by the peripheral circulation are skeletal muscle and skin. All considerations made below assume an unimpaired cardiac function and venous return.


Nitric Oxide Peripheral Arterial Disease Intermittent Claudication Flow Motion Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease 
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