Velescu A, Clarà A, Martí R, Ramos R, Perez-Fernandez S, Marcos L, Grau M, Dégano IR, Marrugat J, Elosua R,

Abnormally High Ankle-Brachial Index is Associated with All-cause and Cardiovascular Mortality: The REGICOR Study.

Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2017 Sep; 54 (3): 370-377, PMID: 28754427

The clinical significance of a high ankle brachial index (ABI) and its relationship to cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality is controversial. The aim of this study was to estimate the association between abnormally high ABI ? 1.4 and coronary heart disease (CHD), cerebrovascular disease, and all-cause mortality in a Mediterranean population without CVD.

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