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  • Ankle brachial index [r]: Ratio of the blood pressure in the lower legs to the blood pressure in the arms. [e]
  • Atherosclerosis [r]: Thickening and loss of elasticity of the walls of medium and large muscular arteries with lesions in the innermost layer. [e]
  • Diabetes mellitus [r]: Relative or absolute lack of insulin leading to uncontrolled carbohydrate metabolism. [e]
  • Peripheral vascular disease [r]: Diseases caused by the obstruction of large arteries in the arms and legs, leading to stenosis, embolism or thrombus formation, and acute or chronic ischemia. [e]
  • Revised Cardiac Risk Index [r]: Clinical prediction rule for use during preoperative care, for prediction major cardiac complications of noncardiac surgery. [e]
  • Venous stasis ulcer [r]: Wounds that are thought to occur due to improper functioning of valves in the veins usually of the legs. [e]