Short-term mortality similar for women, men after endovascular treatment of PAD
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After undergoing endovascular procedures for peripheral artery disease, the rates of in-hospital mortality did not differ significantly between men and women, according to published data.
However, compared with men, women tended to be older and have more comorbidities upon presentation. They were also more likely to undergo emergent or urgent procedures than men.
The researchers analyzed data from the National Inpatient Sample database from 2012 to 2014. Of the 62,444 patients with PAD who underwent interventional procedures, 57% were men and 43% were women. After performing propensity score
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