*  Femoral and Carotid Subclinical Atherosclerosis Association With Risk Factors and Coronary Calcium | JACC: Journal of the...
However, men included in the ARIC study with an ankle-brachial index ,0.90, an indicator of lower extremity peripheral artery ... 1997) Associations of ankle-brachial index with clinical coronary heart disease, stroke and preclinical carotid and popliteal ... Prevalence of Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Different Vascular Territories. Presence of atherosclerosis in each territory is ... Association of subclinical atherosclerosis with traditional risk factors. Subclinical atherosclerosis was associated with ...
  http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/67/11/1263
*  Peripheral Arterial Disease - Cardiovascular Disorders - Merck Manuals Professional Edition
A low (≤ 0.90) ankle-brachial index (ratio of ankle to arm systolic BP) indicates PAD, which can be classified as mild (0.71 to ... Atherosclerosis is a systemic disorder; 50 to 75% of patients with PAD also have clinically significant coronary artery disease ... A low (≤ 0.90) ankle-brachial index (ratio of ankle to arm systolic BP) indicates PAD. ... Diagnosis is by history, physical examination, and measurement of the ankle-brachial index. Treatment of mild PAD includes risk ...
  http://www.merckmanuals.com/en-pr/professional/cardiovascular-disorders/peripheral-arterial-disorders/peripheral-arterial-disease
*  Granulocyte-Macrophage Stimulating Factor (GM-CSF) in Peripheral Arterial Disease - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
A Doppler-derived ankle-brachial index (ABI) of , 0.90 in the symptomatic limb after 10 minutes of rest at screening. For ... On appropriate and stable medical therapy for atherosclerosis for at least 2 months ... Change in Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) [ Time Frame: Baseline, Month 3, Month 6, Month 9 ]. To obtain the ankle-brachial index ( ... ankle brachial index (ABI), walking impairment questionnaire (WIQ) scores, and 36-item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) scores ...
  https://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03304821?term=quyyumi&recrs=abdf&rank=3
*  Peripheral artery disease - Wikipedia
PAD is typically diagnosed by finding an ankle-brachial index (ABI) less than 0.90, which is the systolic blood pressure at the ... Risk factors contributing to PAD are the same as those for atherosclerosis: Smoking - tobacco use in any form is the single ... the first-line study is the ankle-brachial index (ABI). When the blood pressure readings in the ankles is lower than that in ... Lin, JS; Olson, CM; Johnson, ES; Whitlock, EP (3 September 2013). "The ankle-brachial index for peripheral artery disease ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peripheral_artery_disease
*  Safety and Efficacy of Allogeneic Cells for the Treatment of Intermittent Claudication(IC) - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Resting ankle-brachial index (ABI) ≤ 0.80 or. *Resting ABI ≤ 0.90 and ,20% decrease in ABI from rest to exercise when measured ... Subjects with a diagnosis of peripheral artery disease, secondary to atherosclerosis, confirmed by one of the following ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01679990?term=Atherosclerosis&lup_s=02%2F24%2F2013&lup_d=14&show_rss=Y&sel_rss=mod14
*  Sensitivity and Specificity of the Ankle-Brachial Index to Predict Future Cardiovascular Outcomes | Arteriosclerosis,...
The ankle-brachial index (ABI) is the ratio of the ankle to brachial systolic blood pressure, and a value of ,0.90 indicates ... Ankle-brachial index as a predictor of the extent of coronary atherosclerosis and cardiovascular events in patients with ... Objective- The ankle-brachial index is the ratio of the ankle and the brachial systolic blood pressure and is used to assess ... Computer searches used combinations of words related to ABI (or ankle-arm index, ankle arm pressure, or ankle brachial pressure ...
  http://atvb.ahajournals.org/content/25/7/1463
*  Microalbuminuria and Peripheral Arterial Disease Are Independent Predictors of Cardiovascular and All-Cause Mortality,...
PAD was defined as an ankle-brachial pressure index below 0.90 and/or a history of a peripheral arterial bypass or amputation. ... Ankle-arm index as a marker of atherosclerosis in the Cardiovascular Health Study. Circulation. 1993;88:837-845. ... Use of ankle brachial pressure index to predict cardiovascular events and death: a cohort study. BMJ. 1996;313:1440-1444. ... From these subjects, we obtained an ankle-brachial blood pressure index (ABPI) (n=631), a resting ECG (ECG) (n=625), and an ...
  http://atvb.ahajournals.org/content/19/3/617
*  Prevalence of peripheral arterial occlusive disease in patients referred to a tertiary care hospital in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil...
Diagnosis of peripheral arterial occlusive disease was made using the ankle-brachial blood pressure index0.90). Statistical ... The incidence of asymptomatic extracoronary atherosclerosis in patients with coronary atherosclerosis. Int Angiol 1993; 12: 25- ... Variability of Doppler ankle pressures with arterial occlusive disease: an evaluation of ankle index and brachial-ankle ... Position statement on the use of the ankle-brachial index in the evaluation of patients with peripheral vascular disease: a ...
  http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0100-879X2008000300005&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en
*  Subclinical atherosclerosis, cardiovascular health, and disease risk: is there a case for the Cardiovascular Health Index in...
Subclinical atherosclerosis was determined via ankle-brachial index (ABI) using established cutoffs (subclinical ... Subclinical atherosclerosis is an early indicator of atherosclerotic burden and its timely recognition can slow or prevent ... Of the 3 scores, CVHI was the most sensitive in identifying subclinical atherosclerosis and had the lowest number of missed ... Optimum and average CVHI was associated with decreased odds for subclinical atherosclerosis. High, but not intermediate-risk, ...
  https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-018-5263-6
*  Association between triglyceride glucose index and arterial stiffness in Korean adults | SpringerLink
However, there are limited data regarding the association between the TyG index... ... index has been suggested as a simple surrogate marker of insulin resistance. ... or an ankle-brachial index (ABI) , 0.90. Subjects taking statins or triglyceride-lowering medications (fenofibrate or omega-3) ... A few reports have investigated whether the TyG index can serve as an independent predictor of subclinical atherosclerosis in ...
  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12933-018-0692-1
*  Femoral Plaque Echogenicity and Cardiovascular Risk in Claudicants | JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
LE-PAD was diagnosed on the basis of an ankle-brachial index (ABI) ≤0.90 associated with 1 or more stenoses of lower extremity ... Furthermore, atherosclerosis is a systemic disease, and the presence of an unstable atherosclerotic plaque in a certain ... Methods Femoral plaque echogenicity of 246 claudicants with ankle/brachial index0.90 was evaluated at B-mode ultrasound by ... ankle-brachial index. CI. confidence interval. GSM. grayscale median. HR. hazard ratio. ICC. intraclass correlation coefficient ...
  http://imaging.onlinejacc.org/content/5/4/348
*  The Ankle-Brachial Index for Peripheral Artery Disease Screening and Cardiovascular Disease Prediction Among Asymptomatic...
The association of the ankle-brachial index with incident coronary heart disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC ... plus those who had an ABI of 0.90 or less, were categorized as being at low risk on the basis of FRS alone (n = 1083), and were ... Ankle Brachial Index Collaboration. Ankle brachial index combined with Framingham Risk Score to predict cardiovascular events ... The ankle-brachial index (ABI), the ratio of the ankle and brachial systolic blood pressures, is often used as a surrogate ...
  http://annals.org/aim/fullarticle/1733278/ankle-brachial-index-peripheral-artery-disease-screening-cardiovascular-disease-prediction
*  Serum Total Bilirubin Level and Prevalent Lower-Extremity Peripheral Arterial Disease | Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and...
The ankle brachial blood pressure index (ABI) was automatically calculated (Parks Mini-Laboratory IV, Model 3100) by dividing ... PAD was defined as either leg ABI being ≤0.90. If neither leg ABI was ≤0.90 and either leg ABI was ,1.40, that subject was ... Inflammation and oxidative stress are essential to the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis.9-11 Bilirubin is a antioxidant under ... Methods and Results- We analyzed 7075 adults with data available on the ankle brachial index, serum total bilirubin level, and ...
  http://atvb.ahajournals.org/content/28/1/166.long
*  Relationship between carotid intima-media thickness and non valvular atrial fibrillation type | Università degli Studi della...
METHODS: A cross-sectional study of the 'Atrial fibrillation Registry for Ankle-brachial index Prevalence Assessment- ... RESULTS: Among the entire population, 478 patients (71%) had cIMT , 0.90 mm. Patients with an abnormal cIMT (,0.90 mm) were ... OBJECTIVE: Carotid intima-media thickness (cIMT) is a surrogate marker of subclinical atherosclerosis and it is able to predict ... METHODS: A cross-sectional study of the 'Atrial fibrillation Registry for Ankle-brachial index Prevalence Assessment- ...
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*  John Giacomini, MD | Stanford Medicine Profiles
Eligibility criteria included: (1) ankle-brachial index (ABI) at rest < or = 0.90; (2) post-exercise reduction in ABI > or = 25 ... This study extends earlier trials indicating that atherosclerosis risk factors are underdetected and undertreated in peripheral ... Disease severity as assessed by ankle brachial index (ABI) and community-based walking was similar for men and women, although ... The patients with MR exhibited reductions in LV end-diastolic volume index (EDVI) (117 +/- 51 to 89 +/- 27 ml/m2, p less than ...
  https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/john-giacomini
*  Alternative Ankle-Brachial Index Method Identifies Additional At-Risk Individuals | JACC: Journal of the American College of...
2010) The relevance of different methods of calculating the ankle-brachial index: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Am ... Of those remaining (who therefore had an ABI of ≥0.90 in both legs with the traditional method), individuals with an ABI of , ... ABI and Brachial Difference Calculations. ABI = ankle-brachial index; BD = brachial difference; DP = dorsalis pedis artery; PT ... ankle-brachial index. BMI. body mass index. CAD. coronary artery disease. HDL. high-density lipoprotein. HR. hazard ratio. MACE ...
  http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/62/6/553
*  Plus it
Blood pressures to calculate ankle brachial index (ABI) and toe brachial index (TBI) were measured by trained personnel (2,15 ... 391 ± 139 μg/ml; P = 0.54). In addition, in all patients (n = 245), the association of number of sites of atherosclerosis and ... 0.90, and/or TBI ≥0.70. In addition, the patients underwent a stress ergometer test, and a fundal inspection of the eye was ... Our results underline the findings that higher fetuin-A levels are associated with atherosclerosis (11-13,21), although due to ...
  http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/34/1/156
*  Safety Evaluation of Clopidogrel Sulfate in Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Current intermittent claudication with Ankle Brachial Index (ABI) , 0.90. *A history of intermittent claudication together with ... Atherosclerosis. Arteriosclerosis. Arterial Occlusive Diseases. Vascular Diseases. Cardiovascular Diseases. Clopidogrel. ... Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number): Shigematsu H, Komori K, ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00862420
*  Cardiovascular disease - Wikipedia
... ankle-brachial pressure index, lipoprotein subclasses and particle concentration, lipoprotein(a), apolipoproteins A-I and B, ... Atherosclerosis. 210 (2): 353-61. doi:10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2009.12.023. PMID 20079494. Lavigne, PM; Karas, RH (Jan 29, ... Women had a higher relative risk (RR) (1.42) for PM2.5 induced coronary artery disease than men (0.90) did. Overall, long-term ... "Pathobiological determinants of atherosclerosis in youth risk scores are associated with early and advanced atherosclerosis". ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardiovascular_disease
*  Plus it
The ankle-brachial index (ABI) was measured, and peripheral arterial disease (PAD) was defined as ABI ≤0.90 for men and ≤0.85 ... Aaron R. Folsom, Lloyd E Chambless, Bruce B. Duncan, Adam C. Gilbert, James S. Pankow, the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities ... Aaron R. Folsom, Lloyd E Chambless, Bruce B. Duncan, Adam C. Gilbert, James S. Pankow, the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities ... the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study Investigators. *. 1University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of ...
  http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/26/10/2777
*  Peripheral Artery Disease | National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Ankle-Brachial Index. A simple test called an ankle-brachial index (ABI) often is used to diagnose P.A.D. The ABI compares ... Atherosclerosis is a disease in which plaque builds up in your arteries. The exact cause of atherosclerosis isn't known. ... A normal ABI result is 1.0 or greater (with a range of 0.90 to 1.30). The test takes about 10 to 15 minutes to measure both ... The illustration shows the ankle-brachial index test. The test compares blood pressure in the ankle to blood pressure in the ...
  https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/peripheral-artery-disease
*  Guideline Review: Don't Assume PAD will be Detected in GP Visits - American College of Cardiology
Keywords: Intermittent Claudication, Stroke, Atherosclerosis, Ankle Brachial Index, Angiography, Digital Subtraction, Risk ... PAD was considered present if the ABI was 0.90 or less, which is based on guidelines. ... However, for individuals with critical limb ischemia and the lowest ankle brachial index (ABI), annual mortality soars to ... The risk factors for atherosclerosis-related PAD are similar but not identical to those risk factors related to atherosclerosis ...
  http://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/articles/2012/05/15/08/53/moussa-pad-guideline-review
*  PPT - Peripheral Arterial PowerPoint presentation | free to download - id: f2d04-MWFkM
The Ankle-Brachial Index*The toe-brachial index should be used to establish the lower extremity PAD diagnosis in patients in ... Normal ABI 0.90-1.30 PAD ABI lt0.90 Rest pain/ulceration ABI lt0.40 Non-compressible ABI gt1.30 47. Segmental Pressures/ Pulse ... Atherosclerosis Disease in the U.S. Ness J et al J Am Geriat Soc 1999 47 1255-1256 8. Risk of Ischemic Events in ... The Ankle-Brachial Index*The resting ABI should be used to stablish the lower extremity PAD diagnosis in patients with ...
  https://www.powershow.com/view/f2d04-MWFkM/Peripheral_Arterial_powerpoint_ppt_presentation?varnishcache=1
*  Document 14283
The ankle brachial index and change in lower extremity functioning over time: the Women's Health and Aging Study. J Am Geriatr ... and have no other clinical evidence of atherosclerosis. (Level of Evidence: C) 2. A toe-brachial index or pulse volume ... kappa equals 0.88 to 0.90) (180). 1. Catheter Angiography. The indications for catheterbased contrast renal angiography include ... ABI ⫽ ankle-brachial index; HgbA1c ⫽ hemoglobin A; JNC-7 ⫽ Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on the Prevention, ...
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*  Cross-section analysis of coal workers' pneumoconiosis and higher brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity within Kailuan study | BMC...
Age ≥60 years, body mass index, heart rate, and hypertension were all significantly associated with increased baPWV in the CWP ... confidence interval 0.90-1.61), subjects with hypertension alone (odds ratio 2.54, 95% confidence interval 1.95-3.30), and CWP ... Brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity (baPWV) is an independent predictor of cardiovascular events and mortality. However, there ... Ross R. Atherosclerosis--an inflammatory disease. N Engl J Med. 1999;340:115-26.View ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar. ...
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