May 2013 | Volume 96 | Issue 5
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PAD: Shining light on a neglected condition
ON THE COVER
Perhipheral artery disease has been long underappreciated. But researchers are working to change that.
BY KATE LEDGER
Saving life and limb
Vascular surgeons take pride in their specialty.
BY SARAH T. WILLIAMS
Minnesota’s proposed acute stroke system calls on outlying hospitals to become “stroke-ready.”
BY JEANNE METTNER
What’s behind the upsurge in vein clinics?
BY PHOEBE LARSON
A Primer on Vasculitis
CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS
BY KENNETH J. WARRINGTON, M.D., AND ERIC L. MATTESON, M.D., M.P.H.
Vascular Malformations of the Brain
BY ERIC S. NUSSBAUM, M.D.
The Minnesota Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Plan 2011-2020: A Progress Report
BY STANTON SHANEDLING, PH.D., M.P.H., AND SUELING SCHARDIN, R.D., M.P.H.
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease in the Hospital Setting: A Case Report and Review
BY PEZHMAN ROOHANI, M.D., MANISH K. SAHA, M.D., AND MICHAEL ROSENBLOOM, M.D.
Stroke survivors cope over coffee, discharged patients return to the ER, another reason to eat tomatoes
The Physician Advocate
The MMA's monthly report on policy, people and politics
Minnesota’s Carol Backstrom on health care for everyone, news briefs, putting an end to the blame game
Industrial silica sand mining and its potential public health risks
Further study is needed before expanding the industry in Minnesota.
BY WAYNE L. FEYEREISN M.D., FACP
Meeting the Million Hearts goal
What HealthPartners is doing and what others can learn from our experience.
BY THOMAS E. KOTTKE, M.D., M.S.P.H., MICHAEL P. MCGRAIL, M.D., AND NICOLAAS P. PRONK, PH.D.
The Day You Died
A POEM BY HECTOR MICHELENA, M.D.