Pulse lineResearch With Heart Logo

Lifetime Risk of Lower-Extremity Peripheral Artery Disease Defined by Ankle-Brachial Index in the United States.

TitleLifetime Risk of Lower-Extremity Peripheral Artery Disease Defined by Ankle-Brachial Index in the United States.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsMatsushita K, Sang Y, Ning H, Ballew SH, Chow EK, Grams ME, Selvin E, Allison M, Criqui M, Coresh JJ, Lloyd-Jones DM
Secondary AuthorsWilkins JT
JournalJ Am Heart Assoc
Volume8
Issue18
Paginatione012177
Date Published2019 09 17
ISSN2047-9980
KeywordsAdolescent, Adult, African Americans, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Ankle Brachial Index, Child, Child, Preschool, Diabetes Mellitus, European Continental Ancestry Group, Female, Hispanic Americans, Humans, Incidence, Infant, Lower Extremity, Male, Middle Aged, Peripheral Arterial Disease, Prevalence, Smoking, United States, Young Adult
Abstract

Background There are no available lifetime risk estimates of lower-extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD). Methods and Results Using data from 6 US community-based cohorts and the vital statistics, we estimated the prevalence and incidence of PAD, defined as an ankle-brachial index 

DOI10.1161/JAHA.119.012177
Alternate JournalJ Am Heart Assoc
PubMed ID31500474
PubMed Central IDPMC6818002
Grant ListR21 HL085375 / HL / NHLBI NIH HHS / United States