Laura Zotta

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Peripheral arterial disease affects approximately 12% of adults and 20% of adults over 70 years (Hiatt et al., 1995). This disease results from one or more lesions in the arterial system of the lower extremity that restrict blood flow. The restriction of blood flow during ambulation may cause intermittent claudication, i.e. muscular pain due to lack of(More)
AIM Recent studies show a high prevalence of inadequate secondary prevention in a subset of the US population at highest risk for stroke and acute myocardial infarction. METHODS The present investigation evaluated subjects older than 50 years of age attending four Angiology Care Units in Northern Italy. The adequacy of risk factor (hypertension, body(More)
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