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AHA/ACC 2016 Guideline for Management of Patients with Lower Extremity PAD

  • Posted on:  Monday, 21 November 2016 19:19
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Announcing Skin Perfusion Pressure (SPP) in the 2016 AHA/ACC 2016 Guideline for Management of Patients with Lower Extremity PAD DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2016.11.007. The Writing Committee concluded that in patients with normal (1.00–1.40) or borderline (0.91–0.99) ABI in the setting of nonhealing wounds or gangrene, it is reasonable to diagnose CLI by using SPP. Additionally, the committee stated that for patients with PAD and an abnormal ABI (≤0.90) or with noncompressible arteries (ABI >1.40 and TBI ≤0.70) in the setting of nonhealing wounds or gangrene, SPP can be useful to evaluate local perfusion. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information about SPP and PAD-IQ, the intelligent choice for detecting hidden PAD.  

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