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.
Pain-free walking distance during the SMWT increased significantly in the CER and UBST groups compared with the CONT group after training (37 [+ or -] 47% v.
Maximum walking distance, pain-free walking distance and total pain during the graded treadmill exercise test on entry to the study and after 6 weeks of intervention (mean [+ or -] SD) UBST (N=9) 0 wks 6 wks Body mass (kg) 78.
By 3 months, mean pain-free walking distance had increased from 108.
OUTCOMES MEASURED The primary outcome studied was pain-free walking distance.
When all 8 studies were pooled, gingko increased pain-free walking distance by 34 meters (95% confidence interval, 26-43 m) more than placebo.
A total of 44% of the patients treated with beraprost had a positive response to treatment, defined as a 50% or greater improvement in pain-free walking distance, compared with baseline, and no cardiovascular events.