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Research & Reviews  292 results

Risk associated with estimated glomerular filtration rate and albuminuria for PAD among...
Journal of Investigative Medicine : the Official Publicat... Pan CF, Chuang SM et. al.

Jul 28th, 2021 - Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is significantly associated with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in some studies, but data on the association of the risk of PAD across a broad range of kidney function in patients with type 2 diabetes are limited. B...

Association of Asymptomatic Low Ankle-Brachial Index with Long-Term Clinical Outcomes i...
Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis; Ban S, Sakakura K et. al.

Jul 27th, 2021 - Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is the well-known risk factor for cardiovascular events. Although low ankle-brachial index (ABI) is recognized as a risk factor in general population, low ABI without any symptoms of PAD has not been established a...

Frequency of lower extremity artery disease in type 2 diabetic patients using pulse oxi...
International Journal of Medical Sciences; Abián MF, Vanesa BB et. al.

Jul 6th, 2021 - Objectives: To determine the of undiagnosed lower extremity artery disease using the pulse oximetry in a type 2 diabetic population sample. Methods: Observational, cross-sectional, descriptive study that included 594 type 2 diabetic patients, with...

Effect of BMI on Central Arterial Reflected Wave Augmentation Index, Toe-Brachial Index...
Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases : the Offi... Shuang P, Yang J et. al.

Jul 1st, 2021 - Hypertensive cerebral hemorrhage seriously endangers the health of the elderly. However, the relationship between obesity and arterial elasticity in hypertensive cerebral hemorrhage remains to be clarified. The purpose of our study is to explore t...

Cost-effectiveness analysis of ankle-brachial index screening in patients with coronary...
Journal of Vascular Surgery; Minami HR, Itoga NK et. al.

Jun 28th, 2021 - Screening for peripheral artery disease (PAD) with the ankle-brachial index (ABI) test is currently not recommended in the general population; however, previous studies advocate screening in high-risk populations. Although providers may be hesitan...

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Guidelines  1 results

Screening for Peripheral Artery Disease and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment With...
JAMA , Curry SJ et. al.

Jul 13th, 2018 - Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a manifestation of atherosclerosis in the lower limbs. It can impair walking and, in severe cases, can lead to tissue loss, infection, and amputation. In addition to morbidity directly caused by PAD, patients wit...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

Spectroscopy in Functional Assessment of Peripheral Artery Disease (spectroAMI)

Oct 15th, 2019 - Peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD) is defined as the partial or total obstruction of one or more lower extremity arteries, most often of atherosclerotic origin. It is a common disease whose 5-years mortality is near 30%.The positive diag...

Validation of a Correction Factor for Measurement of an Accurate Ankle-Brachial Index in the Seated Position

Sep 26th, 2007 - Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a highly prevalent medical condition. Patients with PAD are usually diagnosed on the basis of a simple diagnostic procedure know as the ankle-brachial index (ABI). The ABI is the ratio of ankle pressure to arm ...

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News  28 results

AHA highlights limitations of perfusion testing for critical limb ischemia
Mark S. Lesney, MDedge News

Aug 12th, 2019 - A new assessment statement from the American Heart Association reviewed the strengths and limitations of current imaging techniques for critical limb ischemia (CLI), the severest form of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). The main techniques discu.

Ask patients, not devices, about impact of PAD
Mark S. Lesney

Apr 24th, 2019 - The ankle-brachial index (ABI) is a poor indicator of patient-centered and clinician-based evaluations of functional status in patients with intermittent claudication, according to the results of PORTRAIT, a prospective observational study of pati.

USPSTF Stays Neutral on Global ABI Testing in Asymptomatic PAD

Jul 12th, 2018 - There is still not enough evidence to recommend for or against using the ankle-brachial index (ABI) test to screen for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in adults without symptoms, such as claudication in the lower leg, a US Preventive Services Ta...

USPSTF Stands Pat on Cardiovascular Biomarkers

Jul 10th, 2018 - The ankle-brachial index (ABI), high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (CRP), and coronary artery calcium don't have enough evidence to be recommended for routine addition to traditional cardiovascular risk assessment in asymptomatic adults, accordin...

USPSTF Not Backing Ankle-Brachial Index, CRP, or Coronary Calcium

Jan 16th, 2018 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) determined that there isn't enough evidence to back non-traditional risk factors, such as ankle-brachial index and C-reactive protein, to help assess cardiovascular or peripheral vascular risk in pa...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →