Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 21st, 2005
According to scientists in Germany, "Previous studies in selected patient samples suggested a high risk for total mortality and cardiovascular (CV) morbidity associated not only with symptomatic, but also with asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Our aim was to assess the 1-year risk of death and CV morbidity associated with PAD in primary care. Furthermore, we quantified the strength of association between low ankle-brachial index (ABI, as indicator for PAD), plasma homocysteine (HC) levels, and...
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