UK Vascular and Endovascular Research Network

Optimising medical therapy in peripheral arterial disease

We have completed a national development phase for a new intervention to improve medical therapy of patients with PAD. To do this we collaborated with the national GP research collaborative group and completed a national survey. This also included a national audit of best medical therapy in peripheral arterial disease, which resulted in a British Journal of Surgery (BJS) publication (see:

If you’re interested please contact us using email: We will soon be launching a feasibility study in the UK to assess whether our intervention (consisting of a GP letter, patient education on medical therapy and an inpatient pathway) is fit for practice.