Acute and chronic anemia and short- and long-term outcome of patients with peripheral arterial disease and critical limb ischemia

Published: 22 March 2016
Author(s): Florian Lüders, Christiane Engelbertz, Matthias Meyborg, Eva Freisinger, Nasser M. Malyar, Thomas Zeller, Holger Reinecke
Issue: March 2016
Section: Original Article

Evident data about the additive effect of “the fifth cardiovascular risk factor” (anemia) and peripheral arterial disease (PAD) focused on morbidity and outcome of patients with PAD are currently still missing.