Prevalence of symptomatic and asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease and the value of the ankle-brachial index to stratify cardiovascular risk.

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OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of ankle-brachial index (ABI)<0.9 and symptomatic peripheral arterial disease (PAD), association with cardiovascular risk factors (CVRF), and impact of adding ABI measurement to coronary heart disease (CHD) risk screening. DESIGN Population-based cross-sectional survey of 6262 participants aged 35-79 in Girona, Spain… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2009.04.013

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@article{Ramos2009PrevalenceOS, title={Prevalence of symptomatic and asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease and the value of the ankle-brachial index to stratify cardiovascular risk.}, author={Rafel Ramos and Miquel Quesada and Pascual Solanas and Isaac Subirana and J. Sala and Julian P{\'e}rez Vila and Ricard Masia and C{\'e}sar Cerezo and Rosa Elosua and Morgan Grau and Francisco Carlos Obata Cordon and Dolors Juviny{\`a} and M. {\`A}ngels Fit{\'o} and Maria Isabel Covas and Albert Clar{\'a} and Miguel Angel Mu{\~n}oz and Jaume Marrugat}, journal={European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery}, year={2009}, volume={38 3}, pages={305-11} }