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Calf blood flow and ankle systolic blood pressure in intermittent claudication monitored over five years.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  717834     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The response of calf blood flow and ankle blood pressure to 2 minutes of ischemic exercise were recorded every 6 months over a 5-year period in 9 patients with intermittent claudication who were treated conservatively on a regime including alpha tocopherol. No statistically significant change was noted in the pattern of the calf blood flow response over this period. Statistically significant (P less than 0.05) increases in resting and minimal postexercise ankle systolic pressures were partially attributable to a concomitant increase in central arterial pressure as indicated by brachial systolic pressure. Results from 18 patients over 1 year and from 14 patients over 2 years are consistent with these findings. The evidence presented suggests that the arterial disease process was stable over this period.
Authors:
K J Hutchison; H T Williams
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Angiology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0003-3197     ISO Abbreviation:  Angiology     Publication Date:  1978 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-01-24     Completed Date:  1979-01-24     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0203706     Medline TA:  Angiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  719-27     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Ankle / blood supply*
Blood Pressure*
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Intermittent Claudication / diagnosis*,  physiopathology
Leg / blood supply*
Monitoring, Physiologic
Physical Exertion
Plethysmography, Impedance
Regional Blood Flow
Systole

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