Lipoprotein(a), Inflammation, and Peripheral Arterial Disease in a Community-Based Sample of Older Men and Women (the InCHIANTI Study)

Stefano Volpato, Giovanni B. Vigna, Mary M. McDermott, Margherita Cavalieri, Cinzia Maraldi, Fulvio Lauretani, Stefania Bandinelli, Giovanni Zuliani, Jack M. Guralnik, Renato Fellin, Luigi Ferrucci

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Abstract

Lipoprotein(a) (Lp[a]) may represent an independent risk factor for peripheral arterial disease of the lower limbs (LL-PAD), but prospective data are scant. We estimated the association between baseline Lp(a) with prevalent and incident LL-PAD in older subjects from the InCHIANTI Study. LL-PAD, defined as an ankle-brachial index

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1825-1830
Number of pages6
JournalThe American Journal of Cardiology
Volume105
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 15 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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