Table 2

Lower Extremity PAD Elements and Definitions

Element NameDefinition
Patient Assessment: Signs and Symptoms
 AsymptomaticThe patient has no symptoms of claudication, no symptoms of ischemic pain, and no limitation in walking distance.
 Claudication: characteristicsIndicate claudication as determined by the discomfort:
  • Exertional

  • Reproducible

  • Resolves within 10 min of rest

 Claudication: descriptionDescribe the discomfort. Choose all that apply:
  • Cramping

  • Aching

  • Fatigue

  • Other

 Claudication: locationIndicate the limb (right leg, left leg, both) with discomfort and the location of the discomfort. Choose all that apply:
  • Buttock

  • Hip

  • Thigh

  • Calf

  • Foot

 Claudication: walkingWhen describing walking, indicate the following:
  • Pain-free walking distance (ft/m/blocks)

  • Maximum walking distance (ft/m/blocks)

  • Typical walking speed

    • Slow

    • Normal

    • Fast

  • Flat surface versus incline

 Claudication: onset of symptomsIndicate the following:
  • Date of onset

  • Duration of symptoms

 Claudication: stability of symptomsIndicate if symptoms
  • Improved

  • Stabilized

  • Worsened

 Atypical symptomsDescribe the characteristics of atypical symptoms.
 Ischemic rest painIndicate if the pain and discomfort
  • Are characterized by aching or burning at rest or with elevation

  • Are relieved by dependency

  • Interfere with sleep

Also indicate the following:
  • Location (right or left leg or both)

    • Forefoot

    • Toes

  • Date of onset

  • Duration of symptoms

  • Frequency of occurrence

    • Intermittent

    • Constant

 Tissue lossTo report a nonhealing wound, indicate the following:
  • Location

  • Onset/duration

Acute Limb Ischemia
 CharacteristicsIndicate if there is sudden onset of
  • Pain

  • Paresthesia

 LocationIndicate the specific location of pain.
 Symptom onsetIndicate the onset and duration of symptoms.
Patient Assessment: Physical Evaluation
 PulsesIndicate the characteristics of pulses in the following locations:
  • Femoral

  • Popliteal

  • Dorsalis pedis

  • Posterior tibial

Indicate if pulses are:
  • 0: Absent

  • 1: Diminished

  • 2: Normal

  • 3: Bounding

 BruitsIndicate the presence or absence of bruits on auscultation in the following:
  • Carotid

  • Abdominal

  • Femoral

  • Subclavian

 Elevation pallorIndicate the presence of pallor of the forefoot after elevating the leg 60° for 1 min.
 Reperfusion delayReperfusion delay (>40 s)
 Dependent ruborIndicate if rubor of the foot is present when held in dependence after an elevation pallor maneuver.
 Acute limb ischemiaAcute limb ischemia is characterized by
  • Pallor

  • Pulselessness

  • Poikilothermia

  • Paralysis

    • One of the following categories should be assigned:

      • I: Viable—Limb is not immediately threatened; no sensory loss; no muscle weakness; audible arterial and venous Doppler

      • II: Threatened—Mild to moderate sensory or motor loss; inaudible arterial Doppler; audible venous Doppler

      • III: Irreversible—Major tissue loss or permanent nerve damage inevitable; profound sensory loss, anesthetic; profound muscle weakness or paralysis (rigor); inaudible arterial and venous Doppler

 Tissue loss (ischemic wound or gangrene): characteristicsTissue loss is characterized by
  • Dryness

  • Necrosis

  • Granulation

 Tissue loss (ischemic wound or gangrene): affected limbIndicate the affected extremity/extremities. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Left

  • Right

  • Bilateral

 Tissue loss (ischemic wound or gangrene): locationSpecify the location of tissue loss. Choose all that apply:
  • Distal aspect of leg or foot

  • Over bony prominence

  • Toe

  • Others

 Tissue loss (ischemic wound or gangrene): wound areaIndicate the measured area of the wound in centimeters.
 Tissue loss (ischemic wound or gangrene): infectionIndicate the presence or absence of infection. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Yes

  • No

 Tissue loss (ischemic wound or gangrene): typeIndicate the type of tissue loss. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Minor: nonhealing ulcer, focal gangrene with diffuse pedal ischemia

  • Major: extending above transmetatarsal level; functional foot no longer salvageable

 Tissue loss (ischemic wound or gangrene): depth/Wagner gradeIndicate the Wagner grade of the wound/gangrene. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Grade 0: Pre- or postulcerative lesion

  • Grade 1: Partial/full thickness ulcer

  • Grade 2: Probing to tendon or capsule

  • Grade 3: Deep with osteitis

  • Grade 4: Partial foot gangrene

  • Grade 5: Whole foot gangrene

Diagnostic Testing: Noninvasive Procedures
 Ankle Brachial Index/Toe Brachial Index
  Date of procedureIndicate the date the procedure was performed (mo/d/y).
  Ankle systolic pressureIndicate the ankle systolic pressure of the right and left legs and whether it is recorded from the posterior tibial or dorsalis pedis arteries.
  ABI valueIndicate the ABI value for each leg. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Normal (ABI 1.00–1.40)

  • Abnormal (ABI <0.90)

  • Borderline (ABI 0.91–0.99)

  • Noncompressible arteries (ABI >1.40)

  Great toe systolic pressureIndicate the right and left great toe systolic pressures.
  TBI valueIndicate the TBI value for each leg. A TBI value of ≤0.7 is abnormal.
 Exercise Testing: Treadmill Exercise
  Date of procedureIndicate the date exercise testing was performed (mo/d/y).
  ProtocolSpecify the symptom-limited exercise protocol used (constant load/graded).
  Postexercise ankle pressure and/or ABIIndicate if immediate postexercise ankle pressure and/or ABI measurement were performed. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Yes. If so, indicate value.

  • No

  Walking timeIndicate the following walking time in minutes:
  • Claudication onset time

  • Peak walking time

  DistanceIndicate the walking distance in meters or feet:
  • Claudication-onset walking distance

  • Peak walking distance

  METS1 MET is defined as 3.5 mL O2 · kg−1 · min−1. Indicate METS at peak exercise.
  Alternative methodA 6-min walk is the distance walked in 6 min on flat surface using standardized measurement procedures. It is reported in meters or feet.
 Segmental Pressure Examination
  Date of examinationIndicate the date the segmental pressure examination was performed (mo/d/y).
  Segmental pressure measurements
  • Right and left brachial pressures

  • Right and left thigh pressures

  • Right and left low thigh pressures

  • Right and left thigh calf pressures

  • Right and left dorsalis pedis pressures

  • Right and left posterior tibial pressures

Indicate if there is a >20 mm Hg drop between the contiguous segments of the same leg, which can suggest the location of stenosis.
 Pulse Volume Recording
  Date of recordingIndicate the date PVR was taken (mo/d/y).
  Amplitude reductionIndicate the leg and location of PVR:
  • Right/left high thigh

  • Right/left low thigh

  • Right/left calf

  • Right/left ankle

  • Right/left metatarsal

Choose 1 of the following to describe pulse wave amplitude:
  • Normal

  • Abnormal

  • Mildly reduced

  • Moderately reduced

  • Severely reduced

 Transcutaneous Oxygen Pressure
  Date of measurementIndicate the date of measurement (mo/d/y).
  TcPo2 measuredMeasurement of the pressure of oxygen on the surface of the skin. Indicate the following:
  • Right foot

  • Left foot

  Value of TcPo2Indicate the TcPo2 value in the right foot and left foot.
 Duplex Ultrasound
  Date of procedureIndicate the date the procedure was performed (mo/d/y).
  Artery imagedIndicate the artery imaged. Choose all that apply:
  • Aorta

  • Right/left CIA

  • Right/left EIA

  • Right/left common femoral artery

  • Right/left proximal profunda femoris artery

  • Right/left superficial femoral artery

  • Right/left popliteal artery

  • Right/left tibioperoneal trunk

  • Right/left anterior tibial artery

  • Right/left posterior tibial artery

  • Right/left peroneal artery

  Peak systolic velocitySpecify for
  • Aorta

  • Right/left CIA

  • Right/left EIA

  • Right/left common femoral artery

  • Right/left proximal profunda femoris artery

  • Right/left superficial femoral artery

  • Right/left popliteal artery

  • Right/left tibioperoneal trunk

  • Right/left anterior tibial artery

  • Right/left posterior tibial artery

  • Right/left peroneal artery

  Category of stenosisSpecify for
  • Aorta

  • Right/left CIA

  • Right/left EIA

  • Right/left common femoral artery

  • Right/left proximal profunda femoris artery

  • Right/left superficial femoral artery

  • Right/left popliteal artery

  • Right/left tibioperoneal trunk

  • Right/left anterior tibial artery

  • Right/left posterior tibial artery

  • Right/left peroneal artery

Indicate the category of stenosis (30):
  • Normal

  • 1%–49%

  • 50%–99%

  • Occlusion

  Bypass graftIndicate location of proximal and distal anastomosis and type (e.g., in situ saphenous vein, reverse saphenous vein, PTFE).
  Peak systolic velocity of bypass graftIndicate peak systolic velocity at proximal anastomosis, along conduit, and at distal anastomosis.
  Ratios of peak systolic velocities along bypass graftIndicate ratio of peak systolic velocity of 2 contiguous segments at proximal anastomosis, along conduit, and at distal anastomosis.
  Category of bypass graft stenosisBypass graft stenosis percentage. Indicate location and choose 1 of the following:
  • 0%–49%

  • 50%–99%

  • Occluded

 Magnetic Resonance Angiography
  Date of procedureIndicate the date the procedure was performed (mo/d/y).
  Contrast useIndicate if gadolinium was used. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Yes

  • No

  Artery imagedIndicate the artery imaged. Choose all that apply:
  • Abdominal aorta

  • Right/left iliac (common, internal, external) artery

  • Right/left femoral (common, superficial, deep) artery

  • Right/left popliteal (above knee, below knee, both) artery

  • Right/left tibial/peroneal (anterior tibial, posterior tibial, peroneal) arteries

  Lesion locationSpecify the location of the lesion.
  Artery stenosisIndicate the severity of stenosis by quantitative analysis using the formula
100×(1−minimum lumen diameter)/maximum diameter of reference segment
  ReconstitutionIndicate if reconstitution was seen. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Yes

  • No

 CT Angiography
  Date of procedureIndicate the date the procedure was performed (mo/d/y).
  Contrast usedIndicate the type of contrast used. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Ionic contrast

  • Nonionic contrast; specify:

    • Monomer

    • Dimer

  Contrast volumeIndicate the volume of contrast used in milliliters.
  Slice thicknessIndicate the slice thickness in millimeters.
  Format: raw imagesIndicate if raw images were reviewed. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Yes

  • No

  Format: reconstructed imagesIndicate if reconstructed images were reviewed. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Yes. If yes, specify

    • Shaded surface images

    • Maximum intensity projection

  • No

  Artery imagedIndicate the artery imaged. Choose all that apply:
  • Abdominal aorta

  • Right/left iliac (common, internal, external) artery

  • Right/left femoral (common, superficial, deep) artery

  • Right/left popliteal (above knee, below knee, both) artery

  • Right/left tibial/peroneal (anterior tibial, posterior tibial peroneal) arteries

  Lesion locationSpecify the location of the lesion.
  CalcificationIndicate if calcification is present. If present, specify the location. Choose 1 of the following:
  • None

  • Mild

  • Moderate

  • Severe

  Artery stenosisIndicate the severity of stenosis by quantitative analysis using the formula
100×(1−minimum lumen diameter)/maximum diameter of reference segment
  ReconstitutionIndicate if reconstitution was seen. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Yes

  • No

Diagnostic Testing: Invasive Procedures
 Catheter Angiography
  Date of procedureIndicate the date the procedure was performed (mo/d/y).
  Operator nameLast name, first, middle
  AnesthesiaIndicate the type of anesthesia used. Choose 1 of the following:
  • General

  • Local

    • Indicate if sedation was used. Choose 1 of the following:

      • Yes

      • No

  • Regional

    • With sedation

    • Without sedation

  Vascular access siteSpecify the vascular access site.
  Contrast agentIndicate the contrast agent used:
  • Iodinated

    • Ionic

    • Nonionic

      • Monomer

      • Dimer

  • Noniodinated (CO2)

  Contrast volumeSpecify the contrast volume given.
  Field sizeIndicate the field size in centimeters or inches.
  Frame rateIndicate the FPS.
  Image typeIndicate the image type. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Cine

  • Digital images

  Digital subtractionIndicate if digital subtraction was done. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Yes

  • No

  Fluoroscopy timeIndicate total fluoroscopy time recorded to the nearest 0.10 min. The time recorded should include the total time for the procedure.
  Artery imagedIndicate the artery imaged. Choose all that apply:
  • Abdominal aorta

  • Right/left iliac (common, internal, external) artery

  • Right/left femoral (common, deep, superficial) artery

  • Right/left popliteal (above knee, below knee, or both) artery

  • Right/left tibial/peroneal (anterior tibial, posterior tibial, peroneal) arteries

  Lesion locationSpecify the location of the lesion (ostial, proximal third, middle third, and distal third).
  CalcificationIndicate if calcification is present. If present, specify the location.
Choose 1 of the following:
  • None

  • Mild

  • Moderate

  • Severe

  Artery stenosisIndicate the severity of stenosis by quantitative analysis using the formula
100×(1−minimum lumen diameter)/maximum diameter of reference segment
  ReconstitutionIndicate if the artery is reconstituted by collaterals. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Yes

    • If yes, indicate level.

  • No

  Translesional pressure gradientIndicate the pressure measured proximal to the stenosis minus the pressure measured distal to the stenosis.
Also indicate the following:
  • Baseline pressure gradient

    • Systolic

    • Mean

    • Diastolic

  • Enhanced (hyperemic, postvasodilator) pressure gradient

    • Systolic

    • Mean

    • Diastolic

  • Measurement timing

    • Simultaneous

    • Pullback

  ComplicationsIndicate any technical complications encountered during the diagnostic procedure: Choose all that apply:
  • Pseudoaneurysm

  • Atrioventricular fistula

  • Hematoma

  • Dissection

  • Vessel thrombosis

  • Vessel perforation

  • Atheromatous embolization

  • Contrast nephropathy

  • Contrast hypersensitivity

  • Requirement of intervention to prevent permanent impairment/damage

Pharmacological Therapy for Symptoms of Claudication
 CilostazolIndicate if cilostazol has been prescribed for the patient. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Yes

    • If yes, indicate the following:

      • Dose

      • Duration of treatment

  • No

 PentoxifyllineIndicate if pentoxifylline has been prescribed for the patient. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Yes

    • If yes, indicate the following:

      • Dose

      • Duration of treatment

  • No

Exercise Rehabilitation for Intermittent Claudication
 Exercise Program Assessment
  Functional status/quality of lifeDocument functional ability at initiation and completion of the exercise program based on the following:
  • Claudication onset walking distance

  • Peak walking distance

  • METS achieved at peak exercise

  • 6-min walking test

  • Questionnaires

  Total exercise timeDocument the total exercise time during the exercise session at initiation and completion of the exercise program.
  Total rest timeDocument the total rest time spent during the exercise session at initiation and completion of the exercise program.
  Walking timeDocument the duration of walking time at initiation and completion of the exercise program.
 Exercise Prescription
  PlaceIndicate the place where exercise is done. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Supervised facility

  • Home based

  Mode of exerciseIndicate the mode of exercise prescribed. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Treadmill

    • Indicate initial speed and grade

    • Indicate final speed and grade

  • Track walking

    • Indicate initial speed

    • Indicate final speed

  • Cycling

    • Indicate initial speed and watts

    • Indicate final speed and watts

  ProgressionIndicate the recommendation for progression of exercise.
  Intensity levelIndicate the recommended claudication pain intensity level before resting.
  RPEIndicate the recommended range of RPE.
  Duration of sessionIndicate the duration of the exercise session in minutes.
  Frequency of sessionIndicate the number of days of exercise session per week
  Duration of prescriptionIndicate how long the exercise prescription should be performed in number of sessions or number of weeks
Therapeutic Procedures: Endovascular and Open Surgical Revascularization
 Endovascular
  DateIndicate the date the procedure was performed (mo/d/y).
  Operator nameLast name, first, middle
  Limb revascularizedIndicate which limb was revascularized. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Right

  • Left

  • Both

  ProcedureIndicate the procedure performed. Choose 1 or more of the following:
  • Balloon angioplasty

  • Cutting balloon

  • Stent

    • Indicate if stent is drug eluting. Choose 1 of the following

      • Yes

        • If so, specify the type of drug-eluting stent.

      • No

  • Stent graft

  • Atherectomy

  • Laser

  • Cryoplasty

  VesselIndicate the target vessel for revascularization. Choose all that apply:
  • Aorta

  • CIA

  • EIA

  • IIA

  • Common femoral artery

  • Superficial femoral artery

  • Deep femoral artery

  • Popliteal (above the knee)

  • Popliteal (below the knee)

  • Anterior tibial artery

  • Posterior tibial artery

  • Peroneal artery

  • Pedal arteries

  ManufacturerIndicate the manufacturer of the device.
  ModelIndicate the model number of the device.
  DiameterIndicate the maximum diameter of the device in millimeters.
  LengthIndicate the maximum length of the device in millimeters.
  Time arrived in catheterization labIndicate the time of patient arrival in the catheterization lab in hours:minutes.
  Last catheter removedIndicate the date (mo/d/y) and time (h:min) the last catheter was removed.
  Thrombolytic agentIndicate the thrombolytic agent used. Specify the following:
  • Specific thrombolytic agent used

  • Route of delivery

  • Dosage

  • Duration of infusion

  Antithrombotic agentIndicate the antithrombotic agent used. Specify the following:
  • Specific antithrombotic agent used. Choose 1 of the following:

    • Unfractionated heparin

    • Low–molecular-weight heparin

    • Fondaparinux

    • Direct thrombin inhibitor

  • Route of delivery

  • Dosage

  • Duration of infusion

  Antiplatelet agentIndicate the antiplatelet agent used. Specify the following:
  • Dosage

  Closure deviceIndicate if a closure device was used. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Yes. Specify the following:

    • Manufacturer

    • Model

  • No

  ContrastIndicate type of contrast used. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Iodinated

    • Ionic

    • Nonionic

    • Monomer

      • Dimer

  • Noniodinated (CO2)

  Device utilizationIndicate the devices used for the procedure. Choose all that apply:
  • Guidewires

  • Guiding catheters

  • Intravascular ultrasound

  • Angioplasty balloons

  • Cutting balloon

  • Infusion catheter

  • Laser catheter

  • Thrombectomy device

  • Atherectomy device

  • Reentry device

  • Thermal balloon

  • EPD

  • Stent

  • Drug-eluting stent

  • Stent graft

  Technical outcomeIndicate the technical outcome of the procedure. Specify the following:
  • Postprocedure translesional gradient

  • Residual percent stenosis

  Technical complicationIndicate any technical complications encountered during the procedure: Choose all that apply:
  • Vessel perforation

  • Embolization (loss of runoff vessel)

  • Dissection

  • Vasospasm

  • Access site bleeding

 Open Surgery
  Date of procedureIndicate the date the procedure was performed (mo/d/y).
  Operator nameLast name, first, middle
  LocationIndicate which limb the procedure was done. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Right

  • Left

  • Both

  Procedure typeIndicate the type of procedure performed. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Primary/secondary

  • Bypass

    • Inflow/outflow

    • Anatomic/extra-anatomic

  • Endarterectomy

  • Thrombectomy

  • Graft revision

  Proximal anastomotic siteIndicate the proximal anastomotic site and side. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Thoracic aorta

  • Abdominal aorta

  • CIA

  • EIA

  • Common femoral artery

  • Proximal superficial femoral artery

  • Distal superficial femoral artery

  • Profunda femoral artery

  • Proximal popliteal artery

  • Distal popliteal artery

  • Tibioperoneal artery

  • Proximal anterior tibial artery

  • Distal anterior tibial artery

  • Proximal posterior tibial artery

  • Distal posterior tibial artery

  • Proximal peroneal artery

  • Distal peroneal artery

  • Dorsalis pedis/tarsal artery

  Distal anastomotic siteIndicate the distal anastomotic site. Choose 1 of the following:
  • CIA

  • EIA

  • Common femoral artery

  • Proximal superficial femoral artery

  • Distal superficial femoral artery

  • Profunda femoral artery

  • Proximal popliteal artery

  • Distal popliteal artery

  • Tibioperoneal artery

  • Proximal anterior tibial artery

  • Distal anterior tibial artery

  • Proximal posterior tibial artery

  • Distal posterior tibial artery

  • Proximal peroneal artery

  • Distal peroneal artery

  • Dorsalis pedis/tarsal artery

  Graft materialIndicate the type of graft material used for the procedure. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Autogenous

    • Specify the harvest site. Choose 1 of the following:

      • Left

      • Right

    • Specify the vein used. Choose 1 of the following:

      • Great saphenous vein, in situ

      • Great saphenous vein, nonreversed

      • Great saphenous vein, reversed

      • Arm vein

      • Small saphenous vein

      • Composite vein

      • Vein patch

  • Autogenous-prosthetic composite

  • Prosthetic

    • Specify the type. Choose 1 of the following:

      • PTFE

      • Heparin-coated PTFE

      • Dacron

      • Other (specify)

  Graft diameterSpecify graft diameter:
  • Prosthetic

  • Vein

  AnesthesiaIndicate type of anesthesia used. Choose 1 of the following:
  • General

  • Local

    • Indicate if sedation was used. Choose 1 of the following:

      • Yes

      • No

  • Regional

    • Epidural

    • Spinal

    • Indicate if sedation was used. Choose 1 of the following:

      • Yes

      • No

  Technical outcomeIndicate the technical outcome of the procedure. Specify the following:
  • Postprocedure translesional gradient

  • Residual percent stenosis

  Completion studyIndicate the type of study performed after the procedure. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Angiogram

  • Duplex ultrasound

  Estimated blood lossIndicate the estimated amount of blood loss in milliliters.
  Transfused blood productsIndicate the blood products transfused to the patient. Choose all that apply:
  • Auto transfused blood (specify volume used)

  • Packed RBCs

  • Fresh frozen plasma

  • Platelets

  • Other (specify)

  Operative timeIndicate the total time of the procedure in hours:minutes.
Outcomes of Endovascular/Open Surgery Procedures
 Time pointIndicate the period at which outcome measures are assessed. Choose all that apply:
  • Periprocedure (24 h)

  • Procedure related (30 d)

  • 3 mo

  • 6 mo

  • 1 y

 Serious adverse eventIndicate major clinical complications arising from the management or treatment of the disease. Choose 1 of the following:
  • Yes

    • Specify the serious adverse event. Choose all that apply:

      • Hospitalization/prolonged hospitalization

      • Loss of limb or function of organ system

      • Persistent or significant disability or incapacity

      • Death

  • No

 Complications of endovascular procedureIndicate postoperative clinical events or conditions associated with the endovascular procedure. Choose all that apply:
  • Pseudoaneurysm

  • AV fistula

  • Hematoma

  • Dissection

  • Vessel thrombosis

  • Vessel perforation

  • Atheromatous embolization

  • Contrast nephropathy

  • Contrast hypersensitivity

  • Infection

  • Requirement of intervention to prevent permanent impairment/damage

 Complications of open surgeryIndicate complications of open surgery. Choose all that apply:
  • Major complication

    • Death

    • Shock (cardiogenic or septic)

    • MI

    • Stroke (ischemic, hemorrhagic, unknown type)

    • Renal failure

    • Prolonged hospitalization

    • Infection

    • Coagulopathy

    • Thrombosis

    • Compartment syndrome

    • Acute graft failure

  • Minor complication (specify)

Clinical Outcomes
 Limb-Related Outcomes
  Time pointIndicate the period at which outcome measures are assessed. Choose all that apply:
  • 1 mo

  • 3 mo

  • 6 mo

  • 1 y

  Limb-related outcomes: symptoms
  • Claudication

    • None

    • Unchanged

    • Improved

    • Worsened

  • Ischemic rest pain

  • Ischemic tissue loss

  • Amputation

  Limb-related outcomes: functional capacityWalking ability
  • Pain-free walking distance (in meters) or time (in minutes)

  • Maximum walking distance (in meters) or time (in minutes)

Functional status/quality of life
  • Questionnaire assessment

    • Community-based walking (PAD specific): Walking Impairment Questionnaire, others

    • Generic health status: SF-36, Nottingham Health Profile, EuroQol, Sickness Impact Profile, and others

    • PAD-specific quality of life: VascuQOL Questionnaire, PADQOL, and others

  • Patient anecdote

  Noninvasive assessment of outcome
  • Limb perfusion pressure and/or ABI

  • Graft scan

  • Other imaging (CTA or MRA)

  Procedure-related outcomesPatency
  • Primary

  • Assisted

  • Secondary

  Limb-related outcomes: wound healingWound healing characteristics. Complete all that apply:
  • Description of dressing

  • 1-wk change in area

  • 4-wk change in area

  • Presence and amount of granulation tissue

  • Presence of reepithelialization

  • Presence of fibrin slough

 Cardiovascular Outcomes
  Cardiovascular outcomesNew cardiovascular ischemic event:
  • Angina

  • MI

  • Coronary artery revascularization

  • CHF

  • TIA

  • Stroke (ischemic, hemorrhagic, unknown type)

  • Carotid artery revascularization

  • Death

ABI indicates ankle brachial index; CHF, congestive heart failure; CIA, common iliac artery; CT, computed tomography; CTA, computed tomographic angiography; EIA, external iliac artery; EPD, embolic protection device; FPS, frame rate per second; IIA, internal iliac artery; METS, metabolic equivalent of task score; MI, myocardial infarction; MRA, magnetic resonance angiography; PAD, peripheral artery disease; PTFE, polytetrafluoroethylene; PVR, pulse volume recording; QoL/QOL, quality of life; RBC, red blood cell; RPE, rating of perceived exertion; SF-36, Short Form 36 Health Survey; TBI, toe-brachial index; TcPo2, transcutaneous partial pressure of oxygen; and TIA, transient ischemic attack.