In-depth

Ankle-brachial index

The ankle-brachial index test is a noninvasive test for peripheral artery disease. Find out whether you're a good candidate for this noninvasive test.

Buerger's disease

Buerger's disease affects blood vessels in your arms, legs, fingers and toes, causing pain and swelling. This rare disease is usually caused by tobacco use.

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Peripheral artery disease

Peripheral artery disease is a common circulation problem affecting the arteries carrying blood to your limbs. Painful in itself, it could signal larger circulatory problems.

Takayasu's arteritis

Takayasu's arteritis is an uncommon form of vasculitis that affects the large arteries.

Jan. 20, 2012

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