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Article: MANAGEMENT OF PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO VATA RAKTA: A CASE STUDY
Article Category: Case Reports
Author: Kiran L. Salunke *, Shimi Ben CJ
Abstract: Peripheral Artery disease (PAD) is one of the emergency conditions in day-to-day clinical practice. Thrombosis seems to be the most troublesome and fatal. In Ayurveda, it can be compared with Vata rakta. In Rasashastra, rasoushadhis possess action in lifestyle diseases like Sthoulya, Madhumeha and Vata rakta. A diagnosed case of PAD presented in our OPD with Manda ruja, Staimitya, Vaivarnata, Sparsha dweshata and Suptata in the right hand for three months. She was treated with rasoushadhis, i.e., Tamra bhasma, Rasa sindhoor and Tala sindhoor, altogether given in half Ratti Pramana. The pre and post-therapeutic effects have been assessed clinically as well as diagnostically.
Keyword: Peripheral Artery Disease, Vata rakta, Thrombosis, Rasoushadhis