Peripheral vascular disease varies with gender

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

Women were 62% more likely than men to have peripheral arterial disease,revealed the observational study of 3.6 million people who self-referred for screening for cardiovascular disease.

But women were at 10% lower risk than men of having carotid artery stenosis and far less likely (83% lower risk) of having