Management of PAD Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Management of PAD Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In this live discussion, a Mount Sinai panel of cardiovascular experts takes questions from physicians around the country regarding the management of patients with peripheral arterial disease during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics include:

· The role of endothelial dysfunction and the vascular complications associated with COVID-19

· Triaging patients for in-person visits versus telehealth

· Safely testing patients for arterial disease during the pandemic

· The prevalence of stroke among COVID-19 patients

· The use of anticoagulants with COVID-19 patients

· The extent of venous thromboembolism in the population

· Incidence of acute limb ischemia and critical limb ischemia during COVID-19

· Surgical revascularization or endovascular revascularization in COVID-19 patients

· The decision to treat high-grade asymptomatic carotid stenosis surgically or through medical management


April 29, 2020

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Physician's Channel - Mount Sinai New York