A 49-year-old female asked:
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do you have to get an abi test done before you can use compression or an unna boot on a stasis ulcer ?

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Dr. Richard Sheppeck
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
Sometimes: If your provider cannot palpate pedal pulses then it is a very good idea to get a noninvasive arterial evaluation before compression therapy.. If pulses are easy to feel and normal then abi's are not needed.
Answered on Feb 6, 2019
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