Twenty-year predictors of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) compared with coronary heart disease (CHD) in the Scottish heart health extended cohort (SHHEC)
Coronary heart disease (CHD) and peripheral arterial disease (PAD) affect different vascular territories. Supplementing baseline findings with assays from stored serum, we compared their twenty-year predictors.
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Recruited randomly across Scotland 1984-1995 and followed through 2009 for death and hospital diagnoses, of 15 737 disease-free men and women aged 30-75y, 3098 developed CHD (19.7%), and 499 PAD (3.2%). Hazard ratios (HRs) for 45 vari...
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- © 2017 The Authors. Published on behalf of the American Heart Association, Inc., by Wiley. This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.
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