Ankle-Brachial Index and Incident CV Events in the MESA (Ethnic Study of Athe...

Updated:Nov 21,2012

The Ankle-Brachial Index and Incident Cardiovascular Events in the MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis)

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  • 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.

    Read the full article in Circulation

    Circulation. 2012: published online before print November 16, 2012, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e318276fbcb.

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