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Study Finds That Supervised Exercise Therapy Still Underutilized Despite Reimbursement, Guideline Endorsement, And Proven Effectiveness

A study of Medicare claims found that in the 19-month period since Supervised Exercise Therapy (SET) was accepted as a therapy for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), this therapeutic intervention was underutilized.  Published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, this study of CMS claims data from June 1, 2017, and December Read more…

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Study Links Depression To Higher Rate of Negative PAD Outcomes

Study Links Depression To Higher Rate of Negative PAD Outcomes The results of recent retrospective study published in the <a href=”https://doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2021.01.025″>Annals of Vascular Surgery</a> found that patients with Chronic Limb Threatening Ischemia (CLTI) tended to have worse outcomes if they also had depression. This retrospective study of approximately 3,000 patients Read more…

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New published whitepaper establishes clinical accuracy of PADnet Xpress

Lower Extremity Review magazine published a whitepaper online highlighting a clinical study comparing the diagnostic results of PADnet Xpress with other established, gold-standard technologies used to perform physiologic studies to non-invasively detect peripheral artery disease (PAD). This whitepaper was authored by Sue Duval, PhD and Associate Professor of the University Read more…