Tag: AHA

Amputation rates higher for people with PAD who are poor or...

Poverty and Black race were associated with higher rates of lower leg amputation among people with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) who live in metropolitan areas, according...

AHA scientific statement provides update on epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of...

The American Heart Association (AHA) has released a new scientific statement on lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD), focusing on contemporary epidemiology, management gaps,...

2021 ACC/AHA/SVM/ACP Advanced Training Statement on Vascular Medicine published

It was recently announced that a 2021 Advanced Training Statement on Vascular Medicine, co-authored by the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart...
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Study identifies new genetic factors associated with AAA risk

The American Heart Association (AHA) recently announced the publication of a study identifying 14 new genes linked to an increased risk of abdominal aortic...
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Smoking cigarettes associated with increased risk of peripheral arterial disease in...

African Americans who smoke cigarettes are more likely than those who do not smoke to develop peripheral arterial disease (PAD), according to new research...
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Smoking cigarettes associated with increased risk of peripheral arterial disease in...

African Americans who smoke cigarettes are more likely than those who do not smoke to develop peripheral arterial disease (PAD), according to new research...