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Paradoxically lower prevalence of peripheral arterial disease in South Asians: a systematic review and meta-analysis
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    Definition of peripheral arterial disease in South Asians

    Majority of the studies have defined peripheral arterial disease as ankle brachial index (which is a ratio of absolute systolic ankle blood pressures and absolute systolic brachial blood pressures) of <0.9. Peripheral arterial disease ought to be defined by both low ankle brachial index and high ankle brachial index as both low and high ankle brachial index are predictors of cardiovascular disease and mortality in Europ...

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