Asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease is associated with more adverse lower extremity characteristics than intermittent claudication

Mary M. McDermott, Jack M. Guralnik, Luigi Ferrucci, Lu Tian, Kiang Liu, Yihua Liao, David Green, Robert Sufit, Frederick Hoff, Takashi Nishida, Leena Sharma, William H. Pearce, Joseph R. Schneider, Michael H. Criqui

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Abstract

BACKGROUND - This study assessed functional performance, calf muscle characteristics, peripheral nerve function, and quality of life in asymptomatic persons with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). METHODS AND RESULTS - PAD participants (n=465) had an ankle brachial index

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2484-2491
Number of pages8
JournalCirculation
Volume117
Issue number19
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2008
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Claudication
  • Epidemiology
  • Inflammation
  • Peripheral vascular disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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