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Inter-arm Blood Pressure Differences

Purpose:

To compare the systolic and diastolic blood pressures in the left and right arm, looking for a significant inter-arm blood pressure difference.

Specialty:

Cardiac Electrophysiology, Vascular Medicine

Objective:

other testing, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

I10-I15

Description:

In most people the systolic and diastolic blood pressures are similar in the left and right arms. In some patients there may be a significant difference between them.

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