Gender-specific risk factors for peripheral artery disease in a voluntary screening population.
- Author(s): Hiramoto, Jade
- Conte, Michael
- Hiramoto, JS
- Katz, R
- Weisman, S
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttp://europepmc.org/articles/PMC4187488?pdf=render
Women have high rates of peripheral artery disease (PAD) despite fewer cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, compared to men. We sought to determine the gender-specific prevalence of low ankle brachial index (ABI) and the relationship to C-reactive pr