Low frequency of a decreased ankle brachial index and associated conditions in the practice of internal medicine in a Turkish population sample.

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AIM Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a less known condition in the practice of internal medicine, mostly due to lack of specific symptoms and low rates of physician awareness. However, cardiovascular disease (CVD) incidence is not significantly different among patients with symptomatic or asymptomatic disease. Ankle brachial index (ABI) measurement is… (More)

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