PAD Incidence Rising Sharply Worldwide

More than a quarter of a billion people in the world have peripheral artery disease (PAD), with poorer countries disproportionately affected, the first global analysis of the disease found.

The global prevalence of PAD increased by 24% from 2000 to 2010, from 164 million to 202 million, according to Gerald Fowkes, BSc, MBChB, from the Centre for Population Health Sciences at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, and colleagues.

via PAD Incidence Rising Sharply Worldwide.

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