*  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
*  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
*  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- ...
  https://iris.unina2.it/handle/11591/359627
*  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
*  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
*  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
*  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
*  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
*  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
*  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, ...
  http://spotidoc.com/doc/14283/mann-ki-baat-%E2%80%93-an-extraordinary-outreach-and-bridge--a-pe.
*  Evaluation of FM220 in Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Peripheral arterial disease as determined by resting ABI,0.90.. *Reduction in post exercise Ankle Brachial Index (ABI) of , 20 ... Atherosclerosis. Arteriosclerosis. Arterial Occlusive Diseases. Vascular Diseases. Cardiovascular Diseases. Signs and Symptoms ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00146666?recr=Open&cond=%22Intermittent+Claudication%22&rank=19
*  Association of the Cardioankle Vascular Index and Ankle-Brachial Index with Carotid Artery Intima Media Thickness in...
T. Okura, S. Watanabe, M. Kurata et al., "Relationship between cardio-ankle vascular index (CAVI) and carotid atherosclerosis ... When we use a cut-off value of ABI close to 0.90, ABI became a much better index than CAVI for predicting IMT, but CAVI is ... T. Kitahara, K. Ono, A. Tsuchida et al., "Impact of brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity and ankle-brachial blood pressure index ... "Cut-off value of the ankle-brachial pressure index at which the accuracy of brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity measurement is ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijn/2013/401525/
*  Patient-centered Outcomes Related to TReatment Practices in Peripheral Arterial Disease: Investigating Trajectories (PORTRAIT) ...
Resting ankle-brachial index assessment ≤0.90 or drop in post-exercise ankle pressure ≥20 mmHg ... The diagnostic enrollment criterion includes a Doppler resting ankle-brachial index (ABI) ≤0.9026 or a significant drop in post ... ankle pressure of ≥20 mmHg. Patients will be asked to participate upon first visiting the PAD clinic, before treatment is ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01419080
*  Treadmill Exercise and GM-CSF Study to Improving Functioning in Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) - Full Text View -...
Participants with an ankle brachial index (ABI) ≤ 0.90 will be eligible for participation. ... Participants with an ABI , 0.90 but ≤ 1.00 who experience a 20% drop in ankle pressure after the heel-rise exercise will be ... Brachial artery FMD is calculated as the percent change in brachial artery diameter at 60 seconds and at 90 seconds after the ... Change in Brachial Artery Flow-mediated Dilation (FMD) at 12-week follow-up [ Time Frame: change from baseline to week 12 ]. ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01408901?term=Peripheral+Arterial+Disease+OR+claudication+OR+peripheral+vascular+disease&recr=Open&fund=01&rank=12
*  The Effects of Metformin on Functional Capacity in Individuals With Peripheral Artery Disease-Related Intermittent Claudication...
Resting ankle-brachial index (ABI) ≤0.90 in the limiting leg(s), or a ,20% reduction in the ABI measured immediately post- ... Atherosclerosis. Insulin Resistance. Glucose Metabolism. Blood Glucose. Metformin. Biguanides. Hypoglycemic Agents. Endothelium ... Changes in relevant clinical data (including ankle-brachial index and limb hemodynamics by duplex scanning) will also be ... In cases of incompressible arteries in the limiting leg(s) (i.e. ABI ≥1.40), a toe-brachial index (TBI) of ≤0.70 is required. ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01799057?recr=Open&cond=%22Peripheral+Arterial+Disease%22&rank=11