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J Clin Epidemiol. 2001 Oct;54(10):971-2.

Is ankle-brachial blood pressure measurement of clinical utility for asymptomatic elderly?

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  • 1University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Dept of Epidemiology, A 527 Crabtree Hall, 130 Desoto St., Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA.


The article by Abbott, et al. "Ankle-Brachial Blood Pressure in Elderly Men and the Risk of Stroke: The Honolulu Heart Program," further extends the strong, consistent association of lower ankle-brachial blood pressure ratios to the risk of stroke.

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