Genetic ancestry and lower extremity peripheral artery disease in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

@article{Allison2010GeneticAA,
  title={Genetic ancestry and lower extremity peripheral artery disease in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.},
  author={Matthew A. Allison and Carmen Peralta and Christina L. Wassel and Victor Aboyans and Donna K Arnett and Mary Cushman and John Eng and Joachim H. Ix and Stephen S. Rich and Michael H. Criqui},
  journal={Vascular medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={351-9}
}
Using self-report of race/ethnicity, African Americans consistently have a higher prevalence of peripheral artery disease (PAD) compared to other ethnic groups. We aimed to determine the associations between estimated genetic admixture and PAD among African and Hispanic Americans. We studied the association between genetic ancestry and PAD among 1417… CONTINUE READING