Measurement and Interpretation of the Ankle-Brachial Index
Published: November 16, 2012
- Low and high ankle-brachial index (ABI) values are associated with cardiovascular disease and mortality.
- Lack of reimbursement for ABI measurement is a hurdle for its broader use in general practice.
- High ABI values are associated with stroke.
- 2011 ACCF/AHA Focused Update of the Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease