MedPage Today: Small Vessels Hold Big Clue to PAD Limb Amputation Risk

Retinopathy and other microvascular diseases are linked to a substantial risk of adverse limb events in peripheral artery disease (PAD), a study found.

The incidence of amputation was 0.23 per 1,000 person-years among people who had neither microvascular disease nor PAD in the Veterans Aging Cohort Study.

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