six-minute walk test

Does the level of encouragement affect 6-minute walk test performance in patients with intermittent claudication? A protocol for a randomised multicentre controlled trial

May 16, 2022

Introduction Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is characterised by atherosclerotic lesions of the arteries in the lower limbs, resulting in a reduction of blood flow.1 Globally, it is estimated that 236 million people are living with PAD, with the number of cases increasing by 24% from 2000 to 2010.2,3 A classic symptom of PAD is intermittent…

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