High risk of peripheral arterial disease in the United Kingdom:2-year results of a prospective registry

Stansby, Gerard, Mister, Rebecca, Fowkes, Gerry, Roughton, Michael, Nugara, Fiona, Brittenden, Julie, Bradbury, Andrew, Ashley, Simon, Shearman, Cliff, Hannon, Ray, Flather, Marcus and , Prospective Registry and Evaluation of Peripheral Arterial Risks (2011) High risk of peripheral arterial disease in the United Kingdom:2-year results of a prospective registry. Angiology, 62 (2). pp. 111-8. ISSN 1940-1574

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Abstract

We report a prospective 2-year, multicenter study of patients presenting with intermittent claudication (IC; ankle brachial blood pressure index, ABPI ≤ 0.9). Mean age of the 473 patients enrolled was 68 years, 20% were diabetics, 30% had prior symptomatic coronary heart disease (CHD), 7% had prior stroke, and 39% were current smokers. At baseline, 26.2% of patients had BP ≤ 140/85 mm Hg or lower and at 2 years this figure was 32.5% (P = .01). Current smokers had fallen to 27% (from 39%) at 2 years (P

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: aged,ambulatory care,cardiovascular agents,female,great britain,humans,intermittent claudication,male,middle aged,peripheral arterial disease,prospective studies,registries,risk factors,survival rate,time factors
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2014 16:12
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 22:33
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/46242
DOI: 10.1177/0003319710387917

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