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Subclavian stenosis was associated with an increase in all-cause and cardiovascular mortality at a mean of 9.4 years

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V Aboyans

Dr V Aboyans, University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA; vaboyans@ucsd.edu

STUDY QUESTION

Is subclavian stenosis associated with increased all-cause and cardiovascular (CV) mortality?

STUDY DESIGN

Design:

cohort study including 3 cohorts.

Setting:

2 vascular laboratories in San Diego, California; 3 medical centres (2 vascular laboratories, 1 general medicine clinic) in Chicago, Illinois; and a community-dwelling cohort in southern California, USA.

Participants:

1778 participants (mean age 69 y, 62% men), two-thirds of whom received lower extremity arterial testing. Exclusion criteria included being bound to a wheelchair; living in a nursing home; and having dementia, amputations, or an ankle-brachial index >1.50 (in the second cohort).

Risk factors:

subclavian stenosis (presence of brachial systolic pressure difference ⩾15 …

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