Other peripheral vascular diseases


peripheral arterial disease: A disorder of the arteries supplying the upper and lower extremity and the visceral organs. This includes the mesenteric arteries, the renal arteries and the aorta and excludes cerebrovascular arterial disease. Patients experience cramping and pain usually in the calves and thighs while walking. The symptoms subside with rest.

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data

321302 individuals

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Apply sex-specific rule None


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Check conditions None


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Filter registries

Hospital Discharge: ICD-10 I73
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 443
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 443
Cause of death: ICD-10 I73
Cause of death: ICD-9 443
Cause of death: ICD-8 443


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Check pre-conditions, main-only, mode, ICD version

Look only at ICD versions H.D: 10, 8, 9 ; C.O.D: 10, 8, 9


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Check minimum number of events None


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Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2
Parent code in ICD-10 I70-I79
Name in latin Alii morbi vasorum periphericorum

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 1658 990 668
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.54 0.57 0.49
Mean age at first event (years) 50.03 45.83 56.25


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.03 2.06 [1.17, 3.63] 1.2e-2 245
15 years 0.01 1.50 [0.98, 2.31] 6.4e-2 122
5 years 0.00 2.34 [1.63, 3.36] 4.4e-6 57
1 year 0.00 4.65 [2.92, 7.40] 8.6e-11 23

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: I9_OTHPER – Other peripheral vascular diseases
GWS hits: 0

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Other peripheral vascular diseases
after Other peripheral vascular diseases

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Other peripheral vascular diseases