ABPI

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AcronymDefinition
ABPIAssociation of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (London, England, UK)
ABPIAnkle Brachial Pressure Index
ABPIAssociação Brasileira da Propriedade Intelectual (Brazilian Intellectual Property Association; Brazil)
ABPIAmerican Business & Personal Insurance (Seattle, WA)
ABPIAssociated Business Publications International (New York, NY)
ABPIAnkle Systolic Blood Pressure Index (nutrition)
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The values of the ankle brachial pressure index thus measured were grouped as follows: ABPI value Interpretation Above 1.
The use of ankle brachial pressure index (ABPI) compares the systolic blood pressure level at the ankle against the brachial pressure.
Key Words: Atherosclerosis Ankle brachial pressure index Peripheral arterial disease Cilostazol
Hence this study was designed to highlight the application of ankle brachial pressure index as a routine procedure and to assess the feasibility of using ABPI in detecting PAD in the patients of diabetes mellitus also to assess the vascular supply to the lower legs in the control and diabetic groups.
Ankle brachial pressure index was performed using a hand held Doppler.
Vascular assessment using ankle brachial pressure index testing should be performed to check for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in two groups of patients: those who are symptomatic (claudication, rest pain, or nonhealing ulcer) and those who have absent posterior tibial or dorsalis pedis pulses (Diabetes Care 2008;31:1679-85).
Use of the ankle brachial pressure index to predict cardiovascular events and death: a cohort study.
Ankle brachial pressure index and carotid intima-media thickness as atherosclerosis markers in Japanese diabetics.