Epidemiology of Peripheral Vascular Disease

  • F. G. R. Fowkes

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Measurement in Communities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. F. G. R. Fowkes
      Pages 3-15
    3. M. Horrocks, D. J. A. Scott
      Pages 17-27
    4. G. C. Leng
      Pages 29-40
    5. P. L. P. Allan
      Pages 41-54
    6. S. R. Underwood, R. H. Mohiaddin
      Pages 55-66
  3. Descriptive Epidemiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. L. K. Widmer, A. da Silva
      Pages 69-83
    3. M. H. Criqui, R. D. Langer, A. Fronek, H. S. Feigelson, M. R. Klauber
      Pages 85-96
    4. C. V. Ruckley
      Pages 97-108
    5. H. E. J. H. Stoffers, V. Kaiser, J. A. Knottnerus
      Pages 109-115
    6. W. C. S. Smith, M. Woodward, H. Tunstall-Pedoe
      Pages 117-123
  4. Vascular Risk Factors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-125
    2. A. G. Shaper, S. G. Wannamethee, M. K. Walker
      Pages 127-140
    3. J. T. Powell
      Pages 141-153
    4. M. F. Oliver
      Pages 155-163
    5. G. C. Leng, F. G. R. Fowkes
      Pages 165-179
    6. C. J. Bulpitt
      Pages 181-186
    7. R. J. Jarrett
      Pages 187-193

About this book


Major epidemiologists from the UK, USA and Europe contribute to the first ever, much needed comprehensive review of the epidemiology of peripheral vascular disease in the lower limbs.


Diabetes Wille atherosclerosis blood blood pressure cardiovascular cardiovascular disease epidemiology genetics heart prevention secondary prevention smoking ultrasound vascular disease

Editors and affiliations

  • F. G. R. Fowkes
    • 1
  1. 1.Wolfson Unit for Prevention of Peripheral Vascular Diseases, and Reader in Epidemiology, Department of Community MedicineUniversity of Edinburgh Medical SchoolEdinburghUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-1889-3
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-1891-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-1889-3
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