Atrial fibrillation does not affect ankle–brachial index measured using the Doppler method

@article{Dbrowski2018AtrialFD,
  title={Atrial fibrillation does not affect ankle–brachial index measured using the Doppler method},
  author={Michał Dąbrowski and Jacek Lewandowski and Piotr Abramczyk and Izabela Łoń and Zbigniew A Gaciong and Maciej Siński},
  journal={Hypertension Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={41},
  pages={60-65}
}
Atrial fibrillation may affect blood pressure measurements. The ankle–brachial index (ABI) is a ratio of systolic blood pressure measured on the lower and upper limbs that may also be affected by arrhythmia. The purpose of the study was to investigate whether atrial fibrillation influenced ABI results. Ninety-nine patients (age 66.6±11 years, 63 males and… CONTINUE READING