PAD & Clinical Intervention

Lower Limb Amputations

Fifteen-Year Trends in Lower Limb Amputation, Revascularization, and Preventive Measures Among Medicare Patients
Source: Journal of the American Medical Association

High mortality risks after major lower extremity amputation in Medicare patients with peripheral artery disease
Source: W. Schuyler Jones, MD


Economic Impact of PAD

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Critical Limb Ischemia in the Era of the Affordable Care Act
Source: Mary L. Yost, MBA

The Burden and Economic Cost of Peripheral Artery Disease


Minority Patient Impact of PAD

Peripheral arterial disease in African Americans: clinical characteristics, leg symptoms, and lower extremity functioning.
Source: Rush University Medical Center

African Americans and Peripheral Arterial Disease: A Review Article
Source: ISRN Vascular Medicine

Disparities in Amputations in Minorities
Source: Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research

Racial differences in primary and repeat lower extremity amputation: Results from a multihospital study 
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery

Prognostic impact of the ankle-brachial index on the development of micro- and macrovascular complications in individuals with type 2 diabetes
Source: NIH

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