Who should be screened for PAD?

  • Symptoms of claudication
  • Non-healing wounds in lower extremities
  • Age >/= 65
  • Age >/= 50 with history of smoking or diabetes
  • Abnormal lower extremity pulses on exam
  • Known atherosclerotic coronary, carotid or renal artery disease

ACC/AHA PAD Guidelines 2011

Special thanks to Dr. Ariel Vinas for the information!

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