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claudication

 [klaw″dĭ-ka´shun]
limping or lameness.
intermittent claudication see intermittent claudication.
jaw claudication a complex of symptoms like those of intermittent claudication but seen in the muscles of mastication, occurring in giant cell arteritis.
venous claudication intermittent claudication caused by venous stasis.

clau·di·ca·tion

(klaw'di-kā'shŭn), This word means 'limping' or 'walking with difficulty'. Avoid nonsense phrases such as jaw claudication and claudication at rest.
Limping, usually referring to intermittent claudication.
[L. claudicatio, fr. claudico, to limp]

claudication

(klô′dĭ-kā′shən)
n.
1. A halt or lameness in a person's walk; a limp.

claudication

Cardiology Walking-induced pain in one or both legs that does not disappear with continued walking, and is relieved only by rest; claudication is present in 15% to 40% of Pts with peripheral arterial disease and associated with a ↓ ability to perform daily tasks Management Exercise training. See Peripheral arterial disease, Exercise training Orthopedics Limping. See Intermittent claudication, Pseudoclaudication.

clau·di·ca·tion

(klaw'di-kā'shŭn)
Limping, usually referring to intermittent claudication.
[L. claudicatio, fr. claudico, to limp]

claudication

See INTERMITTENT CLAUDICATION.

Claudication

Cramping or pain in a leg caused by poor blood circulation. This condition is frequently caused by hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis). Intermittent claudication occurs only at certain times, usually after exercise, and is relieved by rest.
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Randomised clinical trials (RCTs) conducted to determine the effects of structured and supervised exercises on PAD patients with or without claudication were included, while those which involved the use of surgical interventions, medication, or was conducted before 2005, were excluded.
The NCOS was utilized for the evaluation of claudication. This study had received a recommendation from the Ethics Committee on human research, Faculty of Medicine, Udayana University (No:2436/UN.14.2/ KEP/2017).
Inclusion criteria: 1) Patients complaining of characteristic symptoms of LSS such as radicular pain, radiculopathy, neurogenic claudication, and back pain; 2) Patients with radiological abnormal findings identical to symptomatic sites on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI); 3) Patients confirmed to be accurately injected with contrast media to the joint space after checking FJI treatment image among the patients satisfying the conditions of 1) and 2).
* Claudication, which manifests as painful cramping in the leg muscles after activities like walking.
This case report illustrates a rare case of symptomatic claudication, most likely due to reduced arterial vasodilation, most likely due to a reduced sensitivity for nitric oxide.
"We have known for years that patients with claudication pain get the same benefits from a physician-supervised exercise program as from a procedure--and sometimes better.
The classic symptom of PAD is intermittent claudication, pain in the calves, thighs, or buttocks during walking that usually eases with rest.
The rest of the pain of right lower limb disappeared and he could walk for 20-30 m without developing claudication. We continued giving the patient steroids tailing off gradually and planned on monthly intravenous cyclophosphamide therapy.
To begin the study visit, patients were evaluated with a medical history and physical examination in which demographic information, height, mass, waist circumference, cardiovascular risk factors, comorbid conditions, claudication history, ankle/brachial index (ABI), blood samples, and a list of current medications were obtained.
The 2004 Heart Outcomes Prevention Evaluation (HOPE) study indicates that ramipril maintains a mortality benefit for patients with intermittent claudication. (5) A subgroup of this study included 1725 patients with baseline peripheral artery disease who were randomized to ramipril at 10 mg, which yielded a relative risk (RR) of 0.75 (95% CI, 0.61-0.92) for the primary outcome (cardiovascular mortality, myocardial infarction, stroke).
Under the RAPID Study, the company enrolled 20 patients with symptomatic disease with either presence of critical limb ischemia or lifestyle-limiting claudication requiring percutaneous transluminal angioplasty.
[USPRwire, Mon Oct 05 2015] Global Markets Direct's, 'Intermittent Claudication - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Intermittent Claudication's therapeutic pipeline.