Lower-extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD) affects women at rates at least as high as in men and is associated with high cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Despite these facts, much less is known about women and PAD. In this episode, Drs. Sharon Mulvagh and Amy Pollak discuss PAD in women, the current state of the literature, and where new research and a new clinical focus are required.
Sharon L. Mulvagh, MD
Professor of Medicine; Director
Mayo Clinic Women's Heart Clinic
Amy W. Pollak, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Drs Mulvagh and Pollak have no relevant financial disclosures.
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Cite this: Women and PAD: The Unmet Challenge - Medscape - Oct 28, 2013.