Coronary artery disease is highly prevalent among patients with premature peripheral vascular disease.

@article{Valentine1994CoronaryAD,
  title={Coronary artery disease is highly prevalent among patients with premature peripheral vascular disease.},
  author={Rawson James Valentine and Paul Artur Grayburn and Eric J. Eichhorn and Stuart I. Myers and George Patrick Clagett},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={668-74}
}
PURPOSE This study was designed to document the prevalence of coronary artery disease (CAD) and associated cardiac complications among patients with symptoms of premature peripheral vascular disease. METHODS We studied the peripheral and coronary arterial circulations of 59 consecutive male military veterans diagnosed with premature peripheral vascular disease (age of onset < or = 45 years) affecting the lower extremity. Patients who had not previously undergone coronary angiography underwent… CONTINUE READING
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