PAD diagnostics through Vicorder ABI

Ankle Brachial Index | ABI

The ankle-brachial index test is a quick, noninvasive way to check your risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD). Peripheral artery disease is a condition in which the arteries in your legs or arms are narrowed or blocked. People with peripheral artery disease are at a high risk of heart attack, stroke, poor circulation and leg pain. The ankle-brachial index test compares your blood pressure measured at your ankle with your blood pressure measured at your arm. A low ankle-brachial index number can indicate narrowing or blockage of the arteries in your legs, leading to circulatory problems, heart...

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Primary Non-Invasive Test for The Diagnosis of Peripheral Arterial Disease | Vicorder

According to the Oxford Journal the primary non-invasive test for the diagnosis of Lower Extremity Artery Disease otherwise Peripheral Arterial Disease is the Ankle Brachial Index. For its measurement a 10 -12 CM sphygmomanometer cuff placed just above the ankle and a hand held Doppler Instrument ( 5 - 10 MHz) to measure the pressure of the posterior and anterior tibial arteries of each foot are required. http://eurheartj.oxfordjournals.org/content/32/22/2851.full.pdf   The Vicorder's Key features and 8 MHz Doppler make for the perfect and affordable solution for today's vascular diagnostics...

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