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oa South African Family Practice - Peripheral arterial disease : review article

 

Abstract

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a common disease. One in five of the middle-aged population of the United Kingdom has evidence of peripheral vascular disease on clinical examination, although only a quarter of these people have symptoms. PAD is a distinct atherothrombotic syndrome that is associated with an elevated risk of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events, including death, myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke. In essence, PAD is an important manifestation of systemic atherosclerosis.

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2004-09-01
2016-12-08
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