Epidemiology clinical features and management of arterial disease

These will be dealt with separately under the following headings concerning manifestations of most common arterial disorders:

• atherosclerotic occlusive disease,

• degenerative aneurysmal disease,

Figure 15.3. Ankle/brachial pressure index measurement.

Time post exercise (min)

Figure 15.4. Exercise test result showing a normal pressure response in the right leg and an abnormal response (the pressure drops suddenly on exercise as perfusion is inadequate to meet demand) in the left where there is a femero-popliteal occlusion.

Time post exercise (min)

Figure 15.4. Exercise test result showing a normal pressure response in the right leg and an abnormal response (the pressure drops suddenly on exercise as perfusion is inadequate to meet demand) in the left where there is a femero-popliteal occlusion.

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