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Ankle Brachial Index is a measurement of how well blood circulates in your legs. Your doctor may suggest testing your ABI to help diagnose peripheral arterial disease, limb ischemia or other heart conditions.
Dignity Health Heart and Vascular Institute of Greater Sacramento provides exceptional diagnostics for our heart and vascular patients. Our physicians use the latest technology to ensure an accurate diagnosis so we can provide you with the best course of treatment available.
Having an ABI test is painless and similar to getting your blood pressure taken in a routine doctor's visit. During an ABI:
Based on the results of the test, your doctor may recommend additional diagnostic tests to better locate a blockage.
Based on the number your doctor calculates, your ankle-brachial index may indicate: