maximum walking distance

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maximum walking distance

The amount of distance a person with peripheral arterial disease is able to walk before the claudication pain becomes so severe that the patient is forced to stop.
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So at six months after intervention, a treadmill test was used to evaluate 61 individuals who were available for follow-up, on their absolute claudication distance, which is the distance at which the patient experiences pain with exertion to the point that he or she cannot continue walking," said Teijink.
The Absolute Claudication Distance (ACD), which is the distance a patient can walk on a treadmill before being forced to stop due to leg pain, trended upward in the patients in whom it was measured.
The primary endpoint in the Phase II study is an improvement in Absolute Claudication Distance," stated Dr.