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Cardiovascular Systems Launches the Take A Stand Against Amputation Program in Time for September Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month

September 1, 2016 Customers in the News

ST. PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– September marks Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month. Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (CSI) (NASDAQ: CSII), has launched a public awareness and patient advocacy program, Take A Stand Against Amputation, to provide education about the disease and treatment options.

Up to a staggering 18 million Americans1 suffer from this potentially life-threatening diseaseAccording to the American Heart Association, PAD patients have a six to seven times greater risk of coronary artery disease, heart attack and stroke than the rest of the population. If left untreated, those who suffer from PAD are at risk of serious consequences. In fact, each year 160,000 to 180,000 Americans undergo amputation of a limb as a result of complications associated…

 

Posted by Heather Adams