Vascular Disease

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has leaflets on various cardiovascular diseases such as abdominal aortic aneurysm.

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Identifying and supporting people most at risk of dying prematurely

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Laparoscopic repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm

A patient guide to complement the NICEl guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Laser-assisted cerebral vascular anastomosis without temporary arterial occlusion

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Vascular disease - clopidogrel and dipyridamole

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Abdominal aortic aneurysm - endovascular stent-grafts

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

A patient guide to complement the SIGN guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Information from the Circulation Foundation.

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AAA - Open AAA Repair Operation

Information from the Circulation Foundation.

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AAA - Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR)

Information from the Circulation Foundation.

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Vascular Conditions

Patient information from a website written by a consultant surgeon in the UK.

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Aneurysm

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Information from BUPA.



Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Author:
Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
7751 (v12)
Last Checked:
15 December 2011

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