Simple test helps predict heart ...by
Dr. Rubens D.
Simple test helps predict heartattack risk
Ankle brachial index identifies peripheral arterial... NHANES study
SAN DIEGO, Calif.,12 mar 2009—The use of common and readily available screening tests...
What is the best diagnostic heart test?by
-brachial index (ratio of blood pressureThe pressure of blood within the arteries. in lower legs to bloodA... in a liquid. pressure in arms),
Brachial flow-mediated dilation (measure of health of the lining of blood...
for them to establish their PAD diagnosis is by performance of the ankle-brachial index or the ankle blood pressure...…”
ANNOUNCER: With this simple test, PAD can be detected early and treated appropriately.
What else is there?by
Dr. William D.
is therefore a useful test for research, but a distant 2nd choice--if you can obtain it.
-- Ankle-brachial index (ABI... as atherosclerosis grows. CIMT is a radiation-free test that takes several minutes.
Limitations: Hardly anybody...