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 May 26, 2008
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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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Lee Kirksey, MD May 30, 2008
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By Jennie54 Blank
I have Cryoglobulinemia, Vasculits, Neuropatjy and Myoclonus. I've been dx with a 100% blocked in my leg. Could this...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 28, 2008
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I saw my cardiologist today for a routine visit. I am 47 year old female with a history of PVC's, PAC's and IST. Bo...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 27, 2008
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By jim187 Blank
is there a cure for peripheral neuropathy?
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 24, 2008
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By Kim867 Blank
Hi - I am a 29 yr old female with a history of coarctation of aorta, repaired 15 yrs ago. I also have a bicuspid ao...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 21, 2008
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By JE2842 Blank
I have had fasculations in my calves for several years. In addition I am now experiencing tingling in my upper legs,...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 20, 2008
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By cschiele Blank
In 1997 I had a prolactinoma pituitary tumor removed. The tumor was hard in nature an had to be "chipped" away. Surg...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 20, 2008
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By nnyl Blank
I was recently diagnosed with Erythromelalgia by a Dermatologist. (This was not the purpose of the consultation; I a...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 17, 2008
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 13, 2008
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I have MVP my regurgation is moderately severe According to my last echo my roght heart chambers are normal in size,w...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 16, 2008
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By jenweinhandl Blank
I just had my aorta replaced from my kidneys into both legs. I am a 39 year old female. The surgeon mentioned that ...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 14, 2008
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By boubi Blank
can heaviness in moving or standing in the limb affected by stroke be caused by blockage of arteries or does it alway...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 12, 2008
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 11, 2008
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By shacko Blank
How do I find a surgeon that will give a second opinion, this prob has been going on for over four years?
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Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 23, 2008
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By TriciaS56 Blank
My DH is a 53, quit smoking 8 months ago. 5 months ago stent was placed for PAD. Five days Post op, vertigo set in. ...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 11, 2008
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By SHYPENNY Blank
Could you tell me about what choices are out there for a by-pass (Subclavian Artery) using man-made material or possi...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 10, 2008
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By bevy913 Blank
I have AFIB and blood pressure that is very extreme high to low. Of course there are normal reading days also. Shou...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 09, 2008
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By sally231 Blank
I have diagnose of mitral valve sclerosis, could you help me to have an awareness of what mitral valve sclerosis mean...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 08, 2008
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By OKCFIDDLE Blank
My father has had sciatic nerve pain off & on for several years. Sometimes he actually goes into shock due to the pai...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 08, 2008
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By worrywort206 Blank
dr, i have been having pains in my neck, sudden pains, that do not last long, but come frequently at diffrent times. ...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 07, 2008
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By Jesse1188 Blank
Dear dr. Kirksey I posted before re. factor V Leiden and DVT. In a few weeks, I have to take two consecutive 10+ ho...
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