A patient was to be evaluated for overall risk for cardiovascular events. The measurement of blood pressure was done in both upper and lower limbs and an index was calculated in the way as shown. True regarding this index is ?

A. An ABI <0.9 correlates with increased risk of myocardial infarction
B. Blood pressure (BP) is measured in both upper extremities using the highest systolic BP as the denominator
C. Those with gangrene have an ABI of <0.3.
D. All of above
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