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Thigh to Ankle Gradient Index (TAGI)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with peripheral artery disease in a lower extremity using the lower thigh to ankle gradient index (TAGI).

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Sports Medicine - Internal Medicine, Vascular Medicine, Sports Medicine - Pediatrics, Vascular/Interventional Radiology, Vascular Surgery

Objective:

other testing, severity, prognosis, stage, selection

ICD-10:

G63.5, I70, I71, I72, I73, M35.9

Description:

The thigh to ankle gradient index (TAGI) can be used to evaluate a patient with peripheral artery disease in the lower extremity. It is particularly useful in patients with atherosclerosis in tibial artery. It can help identify a patient who may benefit from a profundoplasty.

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