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Submitted: 03 June 2007 Modified: 04 August 2017
HERDIN Record #: PCHRD060207070604

Ankle-brachial index as predictor of mortality among patients who underwent arterial studies in the Philippine Heart Center.

Ma Teresa B. Abola,
Alex T. Junia,
Eleanor Gagalang,
Florimond A. Garcia

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INTRODUCTION: Manu observational and community studies have shown the prognostic value of low ankle-brachial pressure index.


OBJECTIVES: To determine whether a low ankle brachial index is an independent risk factor for all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, paying attention to the confounding effect of other prognostic factors.


DESIGN: Cohort.


PATIENTS/PARTICIPANTS: Consecutive patients referred to the peripheral vascular clinic of the PHC for arterial studies.


MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: All cause mortality.

Publication Type
Journal
Publication Sub Type
Journal Article, Original
Title
Philippine Heart Center Journal
Frequency
Annual
Publication Date
January-December 2005
Volume
11
Page(s)
28-30
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