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Exercise testing in lower-extremity arterial occlusive disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6242354     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Exercise tolerance testing has wide application in the detection and quantitation of lower-extremity claudication. Serial follow-up after operative or nonoperative therapy permits an accurate, objective assessment of the course of the disease in each limb. Unmasking of occult aortoiliac disease, identification of pseudoclaudication, and assessment of the relative contribution of other systemic disorders in exercise limitation are further advantages of this technique. Routine exercise tolerance testing has merit for the initial and subsequent evaluations when symptoms of leg pain are produced solely by exercise.
W M Blackshear
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology clinics     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0733-8651     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Clin     Publication Date:  1984 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-12-18     Completed Date:  1985-12-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8300331     Medline TA:  Cardiol Clin     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  449-54     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arteriosclerosis Obliterans / diagnosis*
Exercise Test*
Intermittent Claudication / diagnosis*
Leg / blood supply

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