High risk of peripheral arterial disease in the United Kingdom: 2-year results of a prospective registry

Gerard Stansby, Rebecca Mister, Gerry Fowkes, Michael Roughton, Fiona Nugara, Julie Brittenden, Andrew Bradbury, Simon Ashley, Cliff Shearman, Ray Hannon, Marcus Flather, Prospective Registry and Evaluation of Peripheral Arterial Risks, Events and Distribution Investigators

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We report a prospective 2-year, multicenter study of patients presenting with intermittent claudication (IC; ankle brachial blood pressure index, ABPI ≤ 0.9). Mean age of the 473 patients enrolled was 68 years, 20% were diabetics, 30% had prior symptomatic coronary heart disease (CHD), 7% had prior stroke, and 39% were current smokers. At baseline, 26.2% of patients had BP ≤ 140/85 mm Hg or lower and at 2 years this figure was 32.5% (P = .01). Current smokers had fallen to 27% (from 39%) at 2 years (P
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)111-8
Number of pages8
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2011


  • Aged
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Cardiovascular Agents
  • Female
  • Great Britain
  • Humans
  • Intermittent Claudication
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Prospective Studies
  • Registries
  • Risk Factors
  • Survival Rate
  • Time Factors

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