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

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

Karl Guttormsen, Lisa Smith
27 June 2016

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.

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