Peripheral Artery Disease – What the $#^% are we talking about?
Peripheral Artery Disease is all about saving peoples legs and lives, but we often don’t talk about PAD lesions with a common clinical language. In this episode of Behind the Knife, the vascular surgery team introduces the Global Vascular Guidelines anddiscusses the WIfI, TASC, and GLASS classifications systems designed to standardize our conversations about PAD lesions and how these fit into treatment decisions.
Dr. Nicholas Osborne is an Associate Professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of Michigan and the
Chief of Vascular Surgery at the Ann Arbor Veteran’s Affairs Healthcare System.
Dr. Frank Davis is a Chief Resident in the Integrated Vascular Surgery program at the University of
Dr. Craig Brown is a PGY-6 in the General Surgery program at the University of Michigan.
Papers discussed in this Episode:
Global Vascular Guidelines on the Management of Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia:
Society for Vascular Surgery App: