Use of interventional procedures for peripheral arterial occlusive disease in Ontario between 1991 and 1998: a population-based study.

@article{AlOmran2003UseOI,
  title={Use of interventional procedures for peripheral arterial occlusive disease in Ontario between 1991 and 1998: a population-based study.},
  author={Mohammed A Al-Omran and Jack Ven Tu and K W Wayne Johnston and Muhammad M Mamdani and Daryl S. Kucey},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={289-95}
}
PURPOSE Although peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD) is a public health issue in the elderly population, limited population-based data are available on use of interventional procedures in Canada. We describe trends in use of interventional procedures to treat PAOD in Ontario over the past decade. METHODS A retrospective population-based cohort study was conducted for fiscal years 1991 to 1998 with Ontario administrative databases to identify all arterial bypass surgeries, angioplasty… CONTINUE READING

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