[Vascular rehabilitation of patients suffering from peripheral arterial disease]

Rev Med Suisse. 2012 Feb 8;8(327):302-5.
[Article in French]


Rehabilitation programs represent an important and valuable tool for patients suffering various diseases. Supervised exercise programs for patients with peripheral arterial diseases have been shown to be efficacious in ameliorating walking performances and quality of life of such patients. With this regards the angiology service of the CHUV in Lausanne has established a multidisciplinary supervised program of vascular rehabilitation. This article describes organisation and characteristics of such a program.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Exercise*
  • Humans
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease / rehabilitation*