Frequency of Coronary Artery Disease in Patients Undergoing Peripheral Artery Disease Surgery
The American Journal of Cardiology, 08/17/2012
Hur DJ et al. – Despite sharing similar risk factors, the prevalence of obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) ranges widely and appears to differ across PAD locations. Thus, the decision to perform coronary angiography should be based on indications independent of the planned PAD surgery.