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Are femoral bruits associated with peripheral vascular disease?

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Dr. John Ricotta
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Often they are

A bruit is a noise that is heard with a stethoscope reflecting turbulent flow.
IT can be a normal finding and is non specific. It is often associated with narrowing of arteries, however that is unlikely in a 33 year old. THe pest way to tell if you have "PVD" is to have a physician measure the pressure in your feet and calculate an "ABI" (foot pressure/arm pressure) value of 0.9 or more is normal

In brief: Often they are

A bruit is a noise that is heard with a stethoscope reflecting turbulent flow.
IT can be a normal finding and is non specific. It is often associated with narrowing of arteries, however that is unlikely in a 33 year old. THe pest way to tell if you have "PVD" is to have a physician measure the pressure in your feet and calculate an "ABI" (foot pressure/arm pressure) value of 0.9 or more is normal
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