Latest PAD News & Research


XLPAD Registry Abstract Now Avaliable -- November 7, 2013

The XLPAD Registry Abstract is now available on JACC Online. This abstract was presented at TCT 25, October 26 to November 1, 2013 in San Francisco, CA ... Read More

Women More Likely than Men to Present with PAD -- October 1, 2013

Nearly 2 million patients who underwent revascularization or amputation were identified between 1998 and 2009. Women presented with more advanced stage disease with higher mortality rates post-procedure  ...Read More

SAGE Group LLC Analysis Reveals PAD Costs $164 - $290 Billion Annually -- September 5, 2013

Almost 18 million Americans are afflicted with PAD diagnosed with an ABI of <0.9, although 75% are asymptomatic. PAD-based amputations due to CLI cost $10 billion alone, and 60-70% of these amputations were attempted without a prior revascularization attempt ...Read More

A 10 Year Meta-Analysis Systematically Reviews PAD Causes Based on Income and Geography -- August 1, 2013

Community-based studies on PAD since 1997 were combined with UN population numbers in order to discover differences in PAD causes between high and low-middle income countries. Nearly 70% of all individuals with PAD live in lower-middle income countries, with the numbers increasing annually ...Read More