The Journal of Bucharest College of Physicians and the Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences

Peripheral Arterial Disease in Hemodialysed Patients


There is increased evidence that the prevalence of peripheral artery disease (PAD) in hemodialysed patients is higher than in general population [1,2]. According to ACC/AHA (American College of Cardiology / American Heart Association) guidelines, the following risk factors are associated with PAD [3,4]