Table 1

Demographic and Clinical Data

Demographic data
 Age (yrs)67.6 ± 9.8
 Male89 (63.1)
 Hypertension136 (96.5)
 Current smokers22 (15.6)
 Diabetes mellitus74 (52.5)
  Insulin-dependent25 (17.7)
  Non-insulin-dependent49 (34.8)
 Weight (kg)79.4 ± 16.6
 Height (cm)168.0 ± 8.2
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease8 (5.7)
 Renal insufficiency31 (22)
Cardiac and vascular history
 CAD47 (33.3)
 Previous PTA52 (36.9)
 Previous bypass15 (10.6)
 Previous major amputation0 (0.0)
 PAD
  IC58 (40)
  CLI82 (58.6)
  ALI2 (1.4)
Fontaine classification
 I0 (0)
 IIa11 (7.6)
 IIb46 (31.7)
 III35 (24.1)
 IV53 (36.5)

Values are mean ± SD or n (%).

ALI = acute limb ischemia; CAD = coronary artery disease; CLI = critical limb ischemia; IC = intermittent claudication; PAD = peripheral artery disease; PTA = percutaneous transluminal angioplasty.