Sites of peripheral vascular disease vary with gender

Sites of peripheral vascular disease differ between men and women, an enormous study shows.

Women are  62% more likely than men to have peripheral arterial disease as measured by ankle-brachial index, the observational study of 3.6 million people who self-referred for screening for cardiovascular disease shows.

But women are at 10% lower risk than men of having carotid artery stenosis and far less

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