Epidemiology of peripheral arterial disease.

  title={Epidemiology of peripheral arterial disease.},
  author={Beverley Balkau and Muriel Vray and Eveline Eschw{\`e}ge},
  journal={Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology},
  volume={23 Suppl 3},
With the aging of the population of most developing nations, arteriosclerosis is becoming a major health problem. Although much research has concentrated on the coronary and cerebral forms of the disease, peripheral arterial disease has received little attention from epidemiologists. The "Rose questionnaire" has been used extensively to diagnose intermittent claudication; however, the current method of choice for the diagnosis of peripheral arterial disease in epidemiologic studies is the ankle… CONTINUE READING


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