Peripheral arterial disease is a common and often overlooked entity responsible for considerable morbidity and mortality. Recent evidence suggests that nontraditional risk factors such as vitamin D deficiency may contribute to atherosclerosis and increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, hence monitoring of vitamin D status is essential. This review tries to examine this entity.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of the American Medical Directors Association|
|State||Published - Jun 2010|
- Peripheral vascular disease
- Vitamin D deficiency