Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Peripheral Arterial Disease: Should I Have Surgery?|
|Audience||Individuals deciding whether to have a surgical procedure (angioplasty or bypass surgery) for peripheral arterial disease.|
|Options included||Have angioplasty or bypass surgery.
Try lifestyle changes, medicines, and exercise to reduce leg pain.
|Year of last update or review||2016|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Where was it developed?||www.healthwise.org
|Health condition||Peripheral Arterial Disease|
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:|
|7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid|
|8 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision|
|Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing|
Last modified: 2017-04-06.