Presentation, treatment, and outcome differences between men and women undergoing revascularization or amputation for lower extremity peripheral arterial disease.

@article{Lo2014PresentationTA,
  title={Presentation, treatment, and outcome differences between men and women undergoing revascularization or amputation for lower extremity peripheral arterial disease.},
  author={Ruby C Lo and Rodney P Bensley and Suzanne E Dahlberg and Robina Matyal and Allen D. Hamdan and Mark C. Wyers and Elliot L. Chaikof and Marc L. Schermerhorn},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={409-418.e3}
}
OBJECTIVE Prior studies have suggested treatment and outcome disparities between men and women for lower extremity peripheral arterial disease after surgical bypass. Given the recent shift toward endovascular therapy, which has increasingly been used to treat claudication, we sought to analyze sex disparities in presentation, revascularization, amputation, and inpatient mortality. METHODS We identified individuals with intermittent claudication and critical limb ischemia (CLI) using… CONTINUE READING

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