n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - Peripheral arterial disease - towards extended awareness and improved prevention of ischaemic events : drug trends in cardiology

Volume 15, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1680-0745



Extracted from text ... 150 'Increased awareness of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) among the older atrisk population could assist specialists in their efforts to reduce cardiovascular events in this vulnerable population', noted Prof Barry Jacobson, chairman of the newly formed SA Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis. A recent international specialist initiative, the Prevention of Atherothrombotic Disease Network, funded by unrestricted educational grants from major pharmaceutical companies, has called for a more aggressive approach to the diagnosis and treatment of PAD. The first South African Summit, sponsored by Sanofi-Synthelabo, was held in major centres in the country recently. Prof Andries Brink, editor, attended the Cape Town ..

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