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Extra-coronary arterial disease: incidence, projected future burden, risk factors and prevention

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Vascular disease is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Incidence, risk factors, and outcome of coronary artery disease have been extensively studied, but there are fewer data on other forms of arterial disease, including carotid, aortic, visceral, and peripheral arterial disease. Although the burden of these diseases may be increasing due to the ageing population, we lack the most basic epidemiological data on which to base clinical decisions on individual patients (short...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
The Oxford Vascular Study (OXVASC)
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Supervisor
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Name:
National Institute for Health Research
Funding agency for:
Howard, D
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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