No. If a participant has a history of blood clots and is unsure if the blood clots have been resolved, we require a note from his or her physician stating that the participant has no known blood clots in the legs. We cannot perform the screening without this verification.
- Q Can I have ankle-brachial index screening if I have heart disease?
- Q Can I have ankle-brachial index screening if I have had a mastectomy?
- Q Why would I need an ankle-brachial index test?
- Q What should I ask my doctor about ankle-brachial index (ABI) tests?
- Q Is an ankle-brachial index test painful?
- Q How does the Ankle-Brachial Index test detect plaques?