Doppler assessment and ABPI: Interpretation in the management of leg ulceration

Date: May, 2001
Published by: World Wide Wounds
Authors: P. Vowden, K. Vowden
Access: Open Access

An ankle brachial pressure index (ABPI) of 0.8 is seen by some as a definitive decision-making number. However, its pivotal position is not based on hard evidence and the time has perhaps come to question our reliance on 0.8 and to look again at the concept of the mixed ulcer.