Heart association seeks to standardize ABI measurements

11/19/2012 | Medscape (free registration)

The American Heart Association released a scientific statement to help physicians standardize how they measure and interpret the ankle-brachial index, which diagnoses lower-extremity peripheral artery disease and can be a marker for other cardiovascular diseases. The study authors called for faster and easier ways to measure the ABI so it can be more broadly implemented in primary care.

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