Photoplethysmography: a simplified method for the office measurement of ankle brachial index in individuals with diabetes.

OBJECTIVE To compare the use of photoplethysmography (PPG) and Doppler techniques to measure the ankle brachial index (ABI) for the evaluation of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in individuals with diabetes. METHODS Consecutive patients with diabetes (n = 103) referred for PAD evaluation had ABI measured by PPG and Doppler techniques in our diabetes… CONTINUE READING