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Arterial plethysmography

Arterial plethysmography

Arterial plethysmography: Arterial plethysmography is used to measure the blood pressure and pulse in the extremities by placing three blood pressure cuffs along the proximal, middle, and distal portions of the extremity and attaching them to a pulse-volume recorder (plethysmograph). Differences between arm and leg blood pressure are indicative of arterial occlusion.

Arterial plethysmography: Other Names

Other names for Arterial plethysmography include:

  • Limb plethysmography

Symptoms Associated with Arterial plethysmography

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Arterial plethysmography:

  • Pain in extremities, perhaps only with exercise
  • Chest pain

Diseases Associated with Arterial plethysmography

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Arterial plethysmography:

Basic Information: Arterial plethysmography

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Arterial plethysmography' may be involved.

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