Physical Activity During Daily Life and Circulating Biomarker Levels in Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease

Lynette L. Craft, Jack M. Guralnik, Luigi Ferrucci, Kiang Liu, Lu Tian, Michael H. Criqui, Jin Tan, Mary M. McDermott

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Abstract

Higher levels of inflammation are associated with adverse outcomes in patients with lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD). This study evaluated associations of physical activity during daily life with levels of inflammatory biomarkers, D-dimer, and homocysteine in patients with PAD. Participants were 244 men and women (mean age 74.4 ± 8.2 years) with PAD (ankle brachial index

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1263-1268
Number of pages6
JournalThe American Journal of Cardiology
Volume102
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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