- April 17, 2020
- Posted by: AmericanEndovascular
- Category: Peripheral Arterial Disease
Dr. Joseph Shams has been specializing in endovascular care for almost 30 years. Prior to joining American Endovascular, he served for nearly 20 years as the head of Endovascular Treatment at Beth Israel Medical Center. In this interview, he discusses why patients with chronic kidney disease are at a greater risk of developing Peripheral Arterial Disease.
Watch the videos from the interview with Dr. Shams:
- What is the prevalence of patients who have chronic kidney disease and Peripheral Arterial Disease?
- What are the symptoms of Peripheral Arterial Disease, and how do they typically present in someone who also has chronic kidney disease?
- Are chronic kidney disease patients at greater risk of developing progressive Peripheral Arterial Disease or Critical Limb Ischemia?
- Why should chronic kidney disease patients be concerned if they have Peripheral Arterial Disease?
- If a patient has chronic kidney disease and a non-healing wound, how quickly should they schedule a consultation?
- If a patient needs a procedure with American Endovascular, what can they expect?
- Why are American Endovascular’s doctors so successful in treating non-healing wounds in patients with chronic kidney disease, diabetes, and other conditions?