Wound EssentialsWound Essentials 11 (1) What is an Ankle Brachial Pressure Index?

Wound Essentials 11 (1) What is an Ankle Brachial Pressure Index?

Assessment and diagnosis | Karl Guttormsen, Lisa Smith

This short article aims to discuss the Ankle Brachial Pressure Index (ABPI) in clinical practice and attempt to partially delineate some areas of confusion. It will discuss ABPI measurement and interpretation in relation to arterial perfusion, venous insufficiency and subsequent decision making.