Posts Tagged ‘TBI’

Lower Extremity Ulcers and the Toe Brachial Pressure Index

Friday, January 19th, 2018

When treating patients with lower extremity ulcers, you need to find out if there’s impaired arterial blood flow. But for some patients, the standard Ankle Brachial Index (ABI) yields  misleading results. Fortunately, there’s an easy alternative: the Toe Brachial Pressure Index (TBPI).  Here’s when and how to perform this simple test.

 

Lower Extremity Ulcers and the Toe Brachial Pressure Index

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