NON OPERATING TREATMENT
Medication and Control of Risk Factors
Medication for Lower Extremity Arterial Ischemic
Although Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA) and vascular lesion bypass surgery can improve blood flow to the arteries, but only the patient himself is a key role in delaying disease progression. It is important to take the medicine regularly and control of risk factors in order to maintain the vascular clear and to avoid further deterioration of other vessels.
Control and awareness of risk factors. Maintain normal range of blood pressure, blood sugar, blood lipid and body weight and give up smoking in order to prevent further deterioration of vascular disease. Medicine will be needed but exercise and balance will be a plus.
Vascular-related drugs such as vasodilators, anti-platelet drugs (cilostazol, clopedrogrel), or anti-thrombotic drugs and so on. If the severity of the disease has not yet reached the degree of surgical treatment, or the location of the lesion is not suitable for surgical treatment then medicine will be given to delay disease progression depends on the condition.
Complementary medicine, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy and spinal cord stimulation.