PAD testing is performed in patients with suspected claudication or other symptoms and signs suggestive of PAD. There are no specific pre-test recommendations. The test is performed for the following indications.
- Abnormal foot pulses.
- Age over 70 years.
- Lower limb ulceration.
- Diabetics between the ages of 50-69 years.
- Smokers between the ages of 50-69 years.
- Erectile dysfunction.
- Previous PAD surgery or interventional procedure.