pain-free walking distance


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pain-free walking distance

The distance that a person with peripheral arterial disease can walk before claudication pain begins.
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The Kruskal-Wallis ANOVA was used to detect differences between groups in [DELTA](delta) pain-free walking distance on the treadmill exercise test (pre-treatment to post-treatment) and [DELTA] pain-free walking distance on the 6-minute walk test (pretreatment to post-treatment), as these data were not normally distributed.
Once again there was a significant difference of 33 meters in pain-free walking distance favoring ginkgo.
The mean MWD during the GTT was 317 m; pain-free walking distance was 98 m (Table I).
Additionally, time to initial pain, also known as pain-free walking distance or ICD (initial claudication distance), improved as well.
Their pain-free walking distance increased by a median of 197 percent (almost tripling).
The results show significant improvements in both the mean walking distance and pain-free walking distance, the primary end points of trial.
The device increased pain-free walking distances by 2 to 3 times and the benefit was sustained for at least one year.
Using an internationally recognized measure of therapeutic efficacy in PAD, the study showed that significantly more patients receiving Vasogen's immune modulation therapy had a greater than 50% increase in their pain-free walking distances compared to placebo.