Which tests are usually carried out to confirm peripheral arterial disease?

Leg pressures. Non-invasive studies that measure your blood pressure in different locations of the leg are a great way to confirm peripheral artery disease. The blood pressures in the thigh, calf, ankle, and toes are measured along with special waveform tracing gives the best functional information about your disease. No other test (including angio or ultrasound) gives more functional information than this test.
PAD. We usually start out with non-invasive studies such as an arterial ultrasound examination and proceed to angiography when symptoms are such that a mechanical intervention such as angioplasty or surgery is needed.

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