Patient Comments: Peripheral Vascular Disease - Treatments

Question:

What forms of treatment, including lifestyle changes, have you tried for peripheral vascular disease? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Clarky, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: September 28

I suffer from peripheral vascular disease. I went to see a vascular surgeon who had an ultra sound done on my legs, at the conclusion of which he told me I had vascular disease and that there was no cure. My doctor put me on gabapentin three times a day but it does no good whatsoever. I have since gone to another vascular surgeon who is doing several tests. I go back for the final two on October 1st after which the surgeon will give me the results and hopefully some cure for my disease.

Comment from: IMC, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: August 17

I was told the test confirmed peripheral vascular disease. I wonder how safe it is to do the procedure at the doctor catheterization lab in office versus hospital outpatient.

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