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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Chris825Apr 23, 2008
Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 23, 2008
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I have been a heavy smoker for about 6-7 years now, i am about to turn 25 years old. About two years ago while playi...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 23, 2008
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By alexjanis Blank
Lately I've been having this severe shoulder pain. I'm not quite sure how and why it's been happening. I do not par...
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BabciaApr 20, 2008
Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 20, 2008
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By Babcia Blank
I had an MRI done of the cervical xpine that showed that I have bone spures. The Dr. suggested physical thrapy 3 tim...
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alicintinjoJan 26, 2011
Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 20, 2008
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By suszyq Blank
My son has a large blood vessel that is on the back of his calf it has been there for awhile, but now he has starting...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 19, 2008
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By Ben410 Blank
I've had all kinds of blood tests done and eveything always came up just fine, my vitals are all good, oxygen etc... ...
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frixXNov 22, 2008
Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 19, 2008
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By heart2heart Blank
Not sure this is the place to post this question. I am in physical therapy for bilateral shoulder impingment problems...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 18, 2008
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By twtw Blank
I'm in my mid-20's. After a bike injury 8 months ago, I notice my hands have had tendencies to turn purple. The bikin...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 17, 2008
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By nesr Blank
Im on dialysis. and im on medication for my high blood pressure.my question is why my pressure never go down even aft...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 16, 2008
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By marc1234 Blank
I have been experiencing pain when I take in a larger than normal breath. It feels like a restrictive pain that foll...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 14, 2008
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By queenie555 Blank
I had angioplasty done approx 1 month ago. Everything seems to be going well except for this annoying kind of pinch...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 14, 2008
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By Leo_6366 Blank
I have a very sore spot on the inside of my calf. The second day I got another spot about four inches higher in the s...
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starr21855Apr 14, 2008
Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 10, 2008
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By ZOE1961 Blank
Can I get pregnant with only my right ovary?
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airheadApr 13, 2008
Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 12, 2008
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By airhead Blank
My 77 years old husband developed neuropathy in both legs closely following bypass surgery. 6 years later a CT Scan ...
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SandyDHApr 12, 2008
Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 11, 2008
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By SandyDH Blank
After months of symptoms limited to my right side (Facial & skin tingling, burning hot right hand, partial muscle spa...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 11, 2008
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By caprivi Blank
my dad is having to undergo heart bypass surgery in the next few months ..after anigiogram his % were 95,70 and 30 bl...
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Momto3Apr 11, 2008
Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 09, 2008
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I have avnrt and need to decide if i'm going to have the procedure done i just want ot know if i decide not to get it...
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Momto3Apr 10, 2008
Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 10, 2008
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By Momto3 Blank
Just dropping by to say Hello and Welcome!! I'm so happy to see a forum dedicated to PAD. In the past, I directed m...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 10, 2008
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By Yohanan Blank
I don't understand these symptoms , I have CAD and High blood pressure since 17, I was also diagnosed with CKD stage ...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 09, 2008
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By Brazilman Blank
Someone close to me: Male 45 had a coronary artery scan. He exercises everyday, is in great shape, and is not overw...
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fleighMay 29, 2011
Amz09Mar 16, 2011
Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 09, 2008
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By Shuhel Blank
Hi, I have been experiencing the following symptom for years now, kind of grown to live with it but when i ask aro...
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