Tag: racial disparities

‘Do we need to do a better job of making devices...

It was a burning question posed from the conference floor, and it led to some approving social media nods in its aftermath: Does the...
x-ray image below knee amputation or BKA amputation

Amputation rates higher for people with PAD who are poor or...

Poverty and Black race were associated with higher rates of lower-leg amputation among people with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) who live in metropolitan areas, according to new...

Leadership: Spotlight on Amy Reed, MD

This interview continues our series of conversations with national vascular surgery leaders based on topics from the Kouznes and Pozner book “The Truth About...

Black patients in areas with lowest PAD rates disproportionally at higher...

It’s among the most topical areas of discussion in current U.S. cultural life: Black people face disparities in terms of healthcare outcomes. And the...