Dr Sally Inglis
|Institute:||University of Technology, Sydney|
Improving outcomes for Australians with chronic cardiovascular disease: focusing on peripheral arterial disease
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) occurs when plaque builds up and narrows arteries. It impairs physical function, reduces the patients quality of life and significantly increases their risk of death.
Importantly, PAD is responsible for high levels of hospital service usage, accounting for the high rates of heart attack and stroke in…