Relationship of High and Low Ankle Brachial Index to All-Cause and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality: The Strong Heart Study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Ankle
  • Cardiovascular Diseases

abstract

  • The association between high ABI and mortality was similar to that of low ABI and mortality, highlighting a U-shaped association between this noninvasive measure of peripheral arterial disease and mortality risk. Our data suggest that the upper limit of normal ABI should not exceed 1.40.

publication date

  • February 17, 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/01.CIR.0000112642.63927.54

PubMed ID

  • 14970108

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 733

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 109

number

  • 6