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Claudication test

Distance patient can walk on flat ground before pain starts

2

ABPI

Measure BP in both arms
Measure BP in both legs - dorsalis pedis & posterior tibial
Take highest measurement in both

Ankle BP / arm BP = 1.0 (normal)

1 = calcified veins

3

Varicose veins

Tortuous, elongated, dilated, thickened veins with non-functional & incomplete valves