Expert warns against peripheral artery disease

September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Expert warns against peripheral artery disease 

150915160408Dr. Jenny L. Beltran, president of the Philippine Society of Vascular Medicine, discusses peripheral artery disease (PAD), a common circulatory problem wherein the blood flow is restricted in lower extremities of the body, during the weekly Philippine College of Physicians Health Forum on Tuesday (September 15, 2015) at Annabel’s Restaurant in Tomas Morato, Quezon City. Beltran warns that PAD causes “crampy pain” that sometimes makes a person difficult to walk and do other physical activities. Also in photo from left are Dr. Mariano B. Lopez, PCP president; Dr. Alex T. Junia, Philippine Heart Association president; and Dr. Norberto O. Tuano Jr. PHA Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease chairman. (PNA photo by Johnny D. Guevarra)
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City sees rise in PAD patients

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on City sees rise in PAD patients 

HCM CITY, March 31 — More and more patients have been diagnosed with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) at HCM City University Medical Centre.

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