ANCLE - BRACHIAL INDEX
- Smokers or former smokers over 50 years old
- Patients with hypertension
- Those with elevated lipids
- People over 70 years old.
And of course patients reporting symptoms suspected of having peripheral vascular disease. These symptoms may be pain or cramping in the lower extremities during walking that disappears in rest (intermittent claudication). Even lower extremity wounds that are not easily healed or not at all. Cold lower extremities compared to the rest of the body.