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Could an ECG detect pad -peripheral arterial disease?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: ECG

Ecg records electrical activity from the heart.
There are no ECG findings which would 'detect' peripheral arterial disease. There are ECG findings which suggest heart artery disease and artery disease is not usually localized to only one vascular bed so pad would be probable if CAD were present.

In brief: ECG

Ecg records electrical activity from the heart.
There are no ECG findings which would 'detect' peripheral arterial disease. There are ECG findings which suggest heart artery disease and artery disease is not usually localized to only one vascular bed so pad would be probable if CAD were present.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Dr. Sendhil Subramanian
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: ECG

ECG or EKG is utilized to assess heart rhythms and electrical function of the heart.
Which can detect potential heart attacks and changes related to heart disease. An ABI (ankle- brachial index) is typically the initial screening test for PAD and then your physician may order an ultrasound for further testing.

In brief: ECG

ECG or EKG is utilized to assess heart rhythms and electrical function of the heart.
Which can detect potential heart attacks and changes related to heart disease. An ABI (ankle- brachial index) is typically the initial screening test for PAD and then your physician may order an ultrasound for further testing.
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