ANKLE BLOOD PRESSURES AS A PRACTICAL AID IN VASCULAR PRACTICE
- Noninvasive Evaluation of Peripheral Arterial Disease. Barnes, Robert W. // Angiology;Aug1978, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p631
Doppler ultrasound is the most simple, inexpensive, accurate and versatile of the available noninvasive screening techniques to assess peripheral vascular disease. The four fundamental components of peripheral arterial evaluation with this technique are assessment of blood velocity signal,...
- POSTOCCLUSION AND POSTEXERCISE FLOW VELOCITY AND ANKLE PRESSURES IN NORMALS AND MARATHON RUNNERS. Mahler, Felix; Koen, Lyle; Johansen, Kai H.; Bernstein, Eugene F.; Fronek, Arnost // Angiology;Dec1976, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p721
Studies the post occlusion reactive hyperemia and postexercise reactive hypermia. Use of the pressure and flow velocity measurement in the noninvasive evaluation of patients with selective arterial disease; Examination of the functional reserve of the peripheral circulation; Relationship between...
- Comparison of Three Blood Pressure Methods Used for Determining Ankle/Brachial Index in Patients with Intermittent Claudication. Gardner, Andrew W.; Montgomery, Polly S. // Angiology;Sep1998, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p723
The standard noninvasive test to assess the severity of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD) is the ankle/brachial systolic blood pressure index (ABI). While ankle systolic blood pressure is obtained by the Doppler ultrasound technique, brachial systolic blood pressure can be obtained by...
- A NONINVASIVE TECHNIQUE FOR USE IN CARDIOVASCULAR MASS SURVEYS. Carlisle, Raymond; Wilhelmsen, Lars; Wallentin, Ingemar // Angiology;Feb1973, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p69
Focuses on the effectiveness of mass X-ray surveys in screening for cardiac enlargement and portable amplifier-computor units. Consideration given to the direct recording of blood pressure; Comparison of simultaneous carotid pulse recording and apex cardiography; Assessment of the circulatory...
- International ABI awareness as the next step in the PAD campaign. Ratchford, Elizabeth // Vascular Medicine;
The author reflects on the study that investigates several issues related to peripheral artery disease (PAD) awareness among general practitioners (GPs) in Queensland. She contends that the study's response rate was low at 26%, however, it clearly highlights the importance of disseminating PAD...
- Combined Study of Hyperemia After Arterial Occlusion and Exercise by an Isotopical Test and a Doppler-Ultrasonic Method. Zicot, M. J. P. // Angiology;Jul1978, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p534
Postischemic hyperemia was studied in normal and pathologic limbs by an isotopical method, which measures the delay and the rate of appearance of tagged serum-albumin in the foot after release of an arterial fern oral occlusion (T in seconds). The postexercise hyperemia was assessed by the...
- THE CEREBRAL FORM OF VON WINIWARTER-BUERGER'S DISEASE: DOES IT EXIST? Zülch, K.J. // Angiology;Feb1969, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p61
Examines the existence of vascular disease von Winiwarter-Buerger's thromboangiitis obliterans. Clinical diagnosis; Occurrence of pathogenetic factors such as cold; Definition of pathology, etiology and pathogenetic factors.
- SUPERIOR MESENTERIC ARTERY EMBOLECTOMY. Olsen, Viggo B.; Sauter, Kendall E. // Angiology;Mar1965, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p121
Presents a case of 76-year-old white woman with embolism involving the superior mesenteric artery. Difficulty in the diagnosis of the disease; Signs and symptoms; Description of arteriotomy.
- ACUTE PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL OCCLUSION: A NEW APPROACH TO THE DIAGNOSIS. Tanga, M. R. // Angiology;Mar1973, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p129
A simple and safe method to locate the site of acute peripheral arterial occlusion is described. This test should be used as a supplement to the already available methods.