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Questions in the Peripheral Arterial Disease forum are answered by Dr. Lee Kirksey, associate professor at The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Topics covered include abdominal aortic aneurysm , amputation, arteriovenous fistula, atherectomy, carotid artery surgery , cholesterol , claudication, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) , endovascular aortic stent graft (EVAR), stent placement , stroke prevention, varicose veins , and venous insufficiency .

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brich313Feb 02, 2009
Lee Kirksey, MD Feb 01, 2009
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My husband is 61 years old. Was in good health, but now developed on going problems. In 2006 he had in his neck fused...
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TiredOfThisJan 28, 2009
Lee Kirksey, MD Jan 22, 2009
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I am a 31 year old male, 6'0" and 140 pounds. I do not smoke. I drank 2-3 beers daily for about 5 years but have de...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Nov 13, 2008
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I have been diagnosed with Polyarteritis Nodosa, and have had an aortagram done which shows chronic damage to the two...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Nov 06, 2008
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Lee Kirksey, MD Nov 05, 2008
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I'm a 42 year old white male in overall good health. Non Smoker, runner (9 - 12 miles per week) and healthy diet. ...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Sep 25, 2008
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By Maryam192 Blank
My friend just had a Prolactinoma Pituitary Tumor removed on 8/8/2008. The surgeons experienced some difficulties whi...
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kiwieJun 03, 2010
Lee Kirksey, MD Aug 29, 2008
blueglass74Aug 27, 2008
Lee Kirksey, MD Jul 02, 2008
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By karipet Blank
what causes legs to cramp when legs stretched? also numbness at night and cramps in legs at night
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BicuspidAug 28, 2008
Lee Kirksey, MD Aug 29, 2008
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Since March I have experienced slight tingling in my toes and stronger tingling in my fingers (sometimes my lower arm...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Aug 26, 2008
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By peeperga Blank
My mom is a 68 year old w/f with a 14 year history of CLL with a current WBC of 39,000. In the last 12 months she has...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Aug 20, 2008
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I am a paramedic (Who won't charge you $20 for service - sorry had to throw that in) who has a friend (in his 30's) t...
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jack1ben2Jun 13, 2009
Lee Kirksey, MD Aug 11, 2008
Lee Kirksey, MD Aug 11, 2008
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Lee Kirksey, MD Aug 11, 2008
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Immediately upon awakening from a three-level lumbar spinal fusion, I knew my right foot was completely numb. The su...
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kalaiJan 13, 2009
Lee Kirksey, MD Jul 10, 2008
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By kalai Blank
Hi Three months bac, when i took ECG some T wave abnormalities were there. Subsequently ECHO and Tread mill te...
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pablo666Mar 05, 2010
Lee Kirksey, MD Jul 07, 2008
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Hi there, Its about my father who has angina pain day before yesterday, we have conducted Angiograph and revealed th...
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spencer3111Jun 26, 2008
Lee Kirksey, MD Jun 11, 2008
Lee Kirksey, MD Jun 27, 2008
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I am 52 and had a triple bypass when I was 37. My left outer corotid artery shutdown and I had a stroke at 42. I now ...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Jul 04, 2008
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My last blood test of 6/5/08 showed totalCholesterol 177, HDL 104, LDL 60, Tri 65. I had been taking Liptor 10 and ...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Jul 02, 2008
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I recently had an MRI of brain. Have been having headaches on left side of head from eye socket to back side of head...
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backwire25Jul 01, 2008
Lee Kirksey, MD Jul 01, 2008
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I am taking Zimstat and like to find out if this is a good treatment for this colestrrol level its abou 6.8 atm
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shooting nerve pain at start of armpit by tdf520 Tags: nerve pain, Stinging nerve pain I've been getting...
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moonbaby2009Nov 30, 2009
Lee Kirksey, MD Jun 27, 2008
tooyoung99Jun 26, 2008
Lee Kirksey, MD Jun 26, 2008
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I am 26 year old female, and for the last 3 months on and off have been having this severe pain in my left calf. It ...
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Ihatepalps2Jun 26, 2008
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I wrote yesterday that I had a cramp in my calf Monday night..was fine all day, took stairs down and had cramp in sam...
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Ihatepalps2Jun 24, 2008
Lee Kirksey, MD Jun 24, 2008
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Last night in the night I had a cramp in my calf--I didnt wake up completly, but I remember putting my heel down, and...
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