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ALLMedicine™ Ankle-brachial Index Center

Research & Reviews  375 results

Ankle Brachial Index is a strong predictor of mortality in hypertensive patients: resul...
International Angiology : a Journal of the International ... Farkas K, Kolossváry E et. al.

Nov 4th, 2022 - In the hypertensive population, the peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is considered one of the target organ damages. Ankle-brachial index (ABI) measurement represents the widely accepted clinical method that may objectively detect the presence of ...

Is Surgery the Only Fate of the Patient with Leriche Syndrome? Our Endovascular Therapy...
The Heart Surgery Forum; Beyaz MO, Urfalı S et. al.

Nov 2nd, 2022 - In this research, we aimed to present early follow-up results of the endovascular treatment in patients with Leriche syndrome at our single center. Between October 2020 and January 2022, 14 patients with Leriche syndrome (12 men, two women) who un...

The effect of previous strokes on the relationship between ankle-brachial index determi...
Vascular Del Brutto OH, Mera RM et. al.

Oct 29th, 2022 - Abnormal ankle-brachial index (ABI) determinations may be associated with an increased risk of incident strokes. However, the impact of previous strokes in this relationship is unknown. We estimated the role of previous strokes on the association ...

Cost-effectiveness analysis of screening for peripheral artery disease in patients with...
International Journal of Cardiology; Xing Y, Qiu Y et. al.

Oct 14th, 2022 - The innovative pharmacological combination of low-dose rivaroxaban plus aspirin provides clinicians with an ideal opportunity to intensify the medical treatment of patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) and comorbid peripheral artery disease ...

The prevalence of cardiovascular disease is higher in patients with bilateral low ankle...
Atherosclerosis Maruhashi T, Kajikawa M et. al.

Oct 11th, 2022 - Ankle-brachial index (ABI) has been used as a vascular marker of atherosclerosis for cardiovascular risk assessment. However, it is unclear whether there is a difference in cardiovascular risk between patients with low ABI (<1.00) in one leg (unil...

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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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News  27 results

Peripheral Arterial Disease Clinical Practice Guidelines (CCS, 2022)

May 31st, 2022 - Guidelines on peripheral arterial disease (PAD) were published in May 2022 by the Canadian Cardiovascular Society in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology.[1] They include approaches to the diagnosis, risk stratification, and medical and intervention...

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...

Post-Exercise ABI Prognostic for Limb Interventions

Aug 17th, 2015 - Abnormal ankle-brachial index (ABI) after exercising is useful in prognosis for lower limb blockages, especially when resting ABI is normal, a retrospective study determined. People with abnormal ABI at both rest and after exercise were at 59% ele...

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