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Peripheral Arterial Disease

Submission deadline: 30 June 2022
Special Issue Editor
Peter A. Schneider, MD
University of California, San Francisco Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, San Francisco, CA, USA
Interests: Abdominal aortic aneurysm; Carotid artery disease; Complex limb revascularization; Critical limb ischemia; Diabetic vascular disease; Dialysis access; Endovascular aneurysm repair; Mesenteric artery disease; Peripheral artery disease; Thoracic aortic aneurysm; Thoracic outlet syndrome
Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,


Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) affects 20 million people worldwide. Awareness of PAD and its harmful effects is increasing, however, the incidence and prevalence of this disease is rapidly rising and presents new challenges in its treatment.

The Special Issue "Peripheral Arterial Disease" will present high-quality original research papers and comprehensive reviews on recent advances in peripheral vascular disease. The topics of interest include but is not limited to: 

● Demographics and epidemiology of PAD
● The role of diabetes in PAD
● Disparities in awareness, diagnosis, and treatment
● Diagnosis and diagnostic tests and screening
● Imaging issues in PAD
● Clinical manifestations of PAD including asymptomatic, claudication, and chronic limb- threatening ischemia
● Medical management of PAD
● Endovascular, hybrid, and surgical management of PAD
● Long-term management, follow-up, and surveillance

Prof. Dr. Peter A. Schneider

Guest Editor

Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
Chronic Limb Threatening Ischemia (CLTI)
Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI)
Peripheral atherosclerosis
Ischemic ulcer
Tibial artery occlusive disease
Femoral-popliteal artery occlusive disease
Diabetic ahterosclerotic disease
Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted via our online editorial system at by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to start your submission. Manuscripts can be submitted now or up until the deadline. All papers will go through peer-review process. Accepted papers will be published in the journal (as soon as accepted) and meanwhile listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, reviews as well as short communications are preferred. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office to announce on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts will be thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. Please visit the Instruction for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) in this open access journal is 2200 USD. Submitted manuscripts should be well formatted in good English.

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