This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To determine the effectiveness of screening for PAD in asymptomatic and undiagnosed individuals in terms of reduction of all-cause mortality, cardiovascular events (e.g. myocardial infarction and stroke), morbidity from PAD (intermittent claudication, amputation, reduced walking distance) and improvement in quality of life.

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Journal Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Note This is a reprint of a Cochrane protocol, prepared and maintained by The Cochrane Collaboration and published in The Cochrane Library 2013, Issue 11
Andras, A. (Alina), & Ferket, B.S. (2013). Screening for peripheral arterial disease (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2013(11). doi:10.1002/14651858.CD010835