Title

Vitamin D Deficiency: An Increasing Concern in Peripheral Arterial Disease

Document Type

Review

Publication Date

1-1-2010

Description

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.

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