Archived: Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and CVD in Adults: Risk Assessment with Ankle Brachial Index
Original Release Date: September 2013
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Archived: Recommendation Summary
Summary of Recommendation and Evidence
The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for peripheral artery disease (PAD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment with the ankle–brachial index (ABI) in adults.
Go to the Clinical Considerations section for suggestions for practice regarding the I statement.
Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and CVD in Adults: Risk Assessment with Ankle Brachial Index. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2016.