Ankle brachial pressure index (observable entity)

Known as: Indices, Ankle Brachial, Ankle-Brachial Pressure Index, Ankle-Brachial Index 
Comparison of the BLOOD PRESSURE between the BRACHIAL ARTERY and the POSTERIOR TIBIAL ARTERY. It is a predictor of PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE.
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
CONTEXT Risk markers including coronary artery calcium, carotid intima-media thickness, ankle-brachial index, brachial flow… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Arterial stiffness has been associated with the risk of cardiovascular disease in selected groups of patients. We… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVES We sought to establish whether a reduction in endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) has a putative role in peripheral… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND The associations of low (<0.90) and high (>1.40) ankle brachial index (ABI) with risk of all-cause and cardiovascular… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The present study was conducted to evaluate the validity and reproducibility of noninvasive brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Preclinical studies have established that implantation of bone marrow-mononuclear cells, including endothelial… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVES We sought to characterize the predictors of incident congestive heart failure (CHF), as determined by central… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in the legs, measured noninvasively by the ankle-arm index (AAI) is associated with clinically… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Preclinical studies have indicated that angiogenic growth factors can stimulate the development of collateral arteries… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Peripheral arterial disease measured noninvasively by the ankle-arm index (AAI) is common in older adults, largely… (More)
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