• Women undergo peripheral endovascular intervention for PAD later in life than men

    One year ago - By Healio

    Endovascular intervention for peripheral artery disease is performed at an older age in women compared with men, according to data published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions.
    “Elderly patients constitute the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, and women outnumber men in this demographic group. As the population ages, the prevalence of PAD will create substantial financial and resource burdens on the health care system,” Niveditta Ramkumar, MPH, from the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice in Lebanon, New Hampshire, and colleagues
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