Dr Kristen Bubb
|Institute:||University of Sydney|
Clinical trial of a novel treatment for peripheral arterial disease
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a debilitating condition prevalent in people over 70.
The symptoms involve leg pain after exercise and in severe cases pain at rest, ulcers and gangrene. 25% of people with severe disease need a leg amputation within a year.
The current treatment options are limited and often ineffective. PAD occurs…