Validity of duplex scanning in the detection of peripheral arterial disease in the general population.


Duplex scanning has the potential to identify asymptomatic atherosclerosis of the lower limbs in the general population. The aim of this study was to assess the validity of scanning in a group of men and women aged 55-74, sampled from a population survey. Disease was measured using the WHO questionnaire on claudication, the ankle brachial pressure index… (More)