TBI or not TBI: that is the question. Is it better to measure toe pressure than ankle pressure in diabetic patients?

@article{Brooks2001TBION,
  title={TBI or not TBI: that is the question. Is it better to measure toe pressure than ankle pressure in diabetic patients?},
  author={Belinda A Brooks and Robert Dean and Sanjay R. Patel and Bo Wu and Lynda M Molyneaux and Dennis Koon-See Yue},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2001},
  volume={18 7},
  pages={528-32}
}
AIMS Measurement of ankle blood pressure is a simple method of assessing lower limb arterial blood supply. However, its use in diabetes has been questioned due to the presence of medial artery calcification. Measurement of toe blood pressure has been advocated as an alternative but it is technically more difficult. The aim of this study was to obtain information to guide clinicians as to when pressure measurements should be taken at the toe. METHODS Ankle brachial index (ABI) and toe brachial… CONTINUE READING

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