Situace v diagnostice a léčbě ischemické choroby dolních končetin v České republice
(poznatky z projektu MOET ICHDK – Monitoring Efektivní Terapie ICHDK)


Authors: D. Karetová;  J. Vojtíšková;  K. Roztočil;  B. Seifert
Published in: Kardiol Rev Int Med 2010, 12(4): 181-186
Category: Angiological Symposium

Overview

The MOET ICHDK (Monitoring of an Effective Therapy of Peripheral Arterial Disease, MOET PAD) project had established collaboration between general practitioners and angiologists in the area of PAD – both symptomatic and asymptomatic – across the Czech Republic and emphasised the need for comprehensive care for patients with PAD with respect to atherosclerosis risk factors interventions in primary care. Twelve-month monitoring and treatment intensification led to important decrease in total cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol, tria­cylglycerols levels and increased the number of patients with hypertension who achieved target values. The number of smokers in the evaluated cohort decreased, while body weight did not decline.

Keywords:
peripheral arterial disease – early diagnosis – measurement of ischemic index – risk factor intervention


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