Year Released: 2016
Societies: American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association
Collaborations: American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Inter-Society Consensus for the Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, Society of Interventional Radiology, Society for Vascular Medicine, Society for Vascular Nursing, Society for Vascular Surgery, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society
Update Info: Supersedes relevant recommendations from the 2005 ACC/AHA Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease and the 2011 ACCF/AHA Focused Update of the Guideline for the Management of Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease
Gerhard-Herman MD, et al. Circulation. 2016;doi:10.1161/CIR.0000000000000471.
Gerhard-Herman MD, et al. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016; 10.1016/j.jacc.2016.11.007.
Healio/Cardiology News Coverage:
New guidelines emphasize medical therapy, structured exercise for patients with PAD