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Critical ischemia for peripheral arterial disease if Ankle brachial index is (NEET 2014)



A 1
B 1.5

C 0.3
D >2

Ans. C

0.3

Ankle brachial index

1. It is the ratio of Systolic BP at ankle / systolic BP of arm.

2. It indicate the degree of lower extremity arterial occlusive disease.

3. ABI < 0.9 = abnormal

4. ABI < 0.3 = critical ischemia for peripheral arterial disease.

Extra Edge: Cilostazolis used in the alleviation of the symptom of intermittent claudication in individuals with peripheral vascular disease. (Ref. Hari-18th ed., pg-2068)

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