Lower extremity ischemia, calf skeletal muscle characteristics, and functional impairment in peripheral arterial disease

Mary M. McDermott, Frederick Hoff, Luigi Ferrucci, William H. Pearce, Jack M. Guralnik, Lu Tian, Kiang Liu, Joseph R. Schneider, Leena Sharma, Jin Tan, Michael H. Criqui

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Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To determine whether lower ankle brachial index (ABI) levels are associated with lower calf skeletal muscle area and higher calf muscle percentage fat in persons with and without lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD). DESIGN: Cross-sectional. SETTING: Three Chicago-area medical centers. PARTICIPANTS: Four hundred thirty-nine persons with PAD (ABI2; ABI 0.50-0.90, 5,536 mm2; ABI 0.91-1.30, 5,941 mm2; P for trend

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)400-406
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the American Geriatrics Society
Volume55
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2007
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Intermittent claudication
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Physical functioning
  • Sarcopenia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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