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A comparative study of treadmill tests and heel raising exercise for peripheral arterial disease.

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OBJECTIVES: This two part study validated a 1 min treadmill exercise test and compared this with simple heel raising exercise. METHODS: In an initial study of 24 claudicants (aged 43-79, median 63 years), ankle pressures were measured immediately after repeated treadmill exercises: for 1 min, until onset of claudication, and until maximum tolerated walking distance. Absolute value, fall and percent change in pressures were calculated. The results of this part of the study were then used as a ...

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Amirhamzeh, MM More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Powell, RJ More by this author
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Journal:
European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery
Volume:
13
Issue:
3
Pages:
301-305
Publication date:
1997-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-2165
ISSN:
1078-5884
URN:
uuid:682696f0-b992-4a45-88a6-40ecbcc9d4e0
Source identifiers:
108924
Local pid:
pubs:108924

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