Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Expert Forum
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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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Lee Kirksey, MD Jun 21, 2008
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By yasuko Blank
I'm 37, (66", 170 lbs), mother of 5 and have never had any health problems. Over the past few months, at different t...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Jun 19, 2008
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I have always had normal blood pressure, 110-120/60-70 until the last few months. My pressure suddenly went up to 150...
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butterflymomaJun 19, 2008
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hi was found w/60% blockage on lad w/had cath...doctor didn'tdo nothing..my friend had balloon...an a cleaning out p...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Jun 18, 2008
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By zubi78 Blank
Hi. I have been having this problem for a long time and it gets worse with time. I basically had shortness of breath...
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By Jboy284 Blank
i have been having bad pain in my joints for the last year now, i went to the doctor and had blood tests done for sev...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Jun 13, 2008
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By nichole7sd Blank
Hello for the past 7 days I have been experiencing muscle fasciculations under my left breast. At first I was getting...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Jun 16, 2008
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By ladybugisnot1 Blank
my question is as follows; diagnosed with temporal arteritis, symtoms are, head ake left side of head, face pain, l...
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By 1irishman Blank
I get sharp pains that come and go in my upper left chest, sometimes in my shoulder, and in my elbow. I also feel tin...
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By kk54 Blank
The doctor said everything was fine I just needed to walk more. The stress test was over in five minutes I was out of...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Jun 09, 2008
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By raspberry_65 Blank
MY ques. is:What can I do for RLS,I have had this for almost 20yrs.and I can't handle it anymore,yes I'm seeing a doc...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Jun 09, 2008
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By Kaliffa Blank
I just took a blood test and my Cholesterol results are T Cholesterol 177 HDL 104 LDL 60 Tri 65 I have been t...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Jun 07, 2008
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By cookienkikin Blank
I'm a 22 yr old male and for the past 6 months I've been having a very localized intermittent headache in the very sa...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 18, 2008
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By jharrah Blank
I was recently diagnosed with an inoperable spontaneous intracranial cartoid dissection. I have a clot behind the di...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Jun 05, 2008
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By koshi Blank
I am 63 years old diabetic I returned from a long 11 hour (7 hr plus delays) flight from Europe in January . i was e...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 24, 2008
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By Marcy4 Blank
My mom is suffering from cancer. It started with just a stomach pain in November of last year. Doctors did a CTScan a...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Jun 03, 2008
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By sue8829 Blank
AM A 70 YEAR-OLD FEMALE. EIGHTEEN MONTHS AGO I FINISHED 6 MONTHS OF CHEMO FOR COLON CANCER. EVER SINCE, I HAVE HAD...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Jun 03, 2008
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By Sally47 Blank
During a health screening, my ABI was 1.36 on each leg, and I was referred to my doctor because it was abnormal (on t...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Jun 03, 2008
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By Renee871 Blank
I am a 19 yr old female, 5'4'' 115 lbs, typically classified as petite. Over the last few months i have noticed this ...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 26, 2008
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By patti77 Blank
Hi, I was diagnosed a week and a half ago with a chronic DVT. I had an ultrasound. The technologist let me see it. ...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Jun 02, 2008
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By kimosavie Blank
I have been dx with Lupus Anticoagulant Disease. I take Lovenox 100mg bid as coumadin does not work for me. With co...
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