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Peripheral arterial disease: diagnosis and management

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Peripheral arterial disease: diagnosis and management - National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in people aged 18 and over. Rapid changes in diagnostic methods, endovascular treatments and vascular services associated with new specialties in surgery and interventional radiology have resulted in considerable uncertainty and variation in practice. This guideline aims to resolve that uncertainty and variation.

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