Incidence and Risk Factors of Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease in a Prospective Cohort of 700 Adult Men Followed for 5 Years

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Merino et al. [1] describe a modestly sized prospective cohort of middleto older-aged men in an urban setting and determine the incidence of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD) over 5 years. A strength of this study is the rigorously measured ABI, definitions, and long, relatively complete follow-up. They use the standard AHA diagnostic definition… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-010-0629-7

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@article{Henke2010IncidenceAR, title={Incidence and Risk Factors of Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease in a Prospective Cohort of 700 Adult Men Followed for 5 Years}, author={Peter K. Henke}, journal={World Journal of Surgery}, year={2010}, volume={34}, pages={1980-1981} }