Do Women Have Worse Amputation-Free Survival Than Men Following Endovascular Procedures for Peripheral Arterial Disease? An Evaluation of the California State-Wide Database

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Abstract

Objectives: Female gender has been shown to negatively affect the outcomes of surgical bypass for peripheral arterial disease (PAD). We examined gender-related disparities in outcomes of endovascular PAD procedures in a large population-based study. Methods: We used discharge data from California hospitals to identify patients who had PAD interventions during 2005 to 2009. Logistic regression was used for 12-month reintervention, and Cox proportional hazard regression was used for amputation-free survival comparisons. Results: A total of 25 635 patients had endovascular procedures (11 389 [44.4%] women). Women were more likely than men (34.5% vs 30.1%, P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)166-174
Number of pages9
JournalVascular and Endovascular Surgery
Volume49
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2015

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Keywords

  • endovascular
  • gender
  • outcomes
  • peripheral arterial

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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