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Section: CME Category: Vascular

Diagnosis of PAD: The Limitations of ABIs

Mario Ponticello, DPM

Peripheral arterial disease can be a devastating condition when misdiagnosed or unrecognized. While various tests are available for assessing arterial circulation, what is the best test? This lecture aims to discuss the limitations of the ABI.

CME (Credits: 0.5)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Provide a brief review of PAD
  2. Review arterial tests available.
  3. Review the limitations of the ABI test.
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • CME (Credits: 0.5)

    PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 0.5 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 01/31/2024 Expiration Date: 01/31/2027

  • Author
  • Mario Ponticello, DPM

    Chief of the Limb Preservation Service
    Director of the Complex Lower Extremity Surgery and Research Fellowship
    Madigan Army Medical Center
    Tacoma, WA

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