maximum walking distance

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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With stimulation, the patient's maximum walking distance increased to more than 1,400 meters (in 41 minutes) with stimulation.
Myriam Hunink, MD, PhD, of the Erasmus University Medical Center, in the Netherlands, found that endovascular revascularization (aninvasive procedure that inserts a stent to improve blood flow in an artery) plus supervised exercise(combination therapy) was associated with greater improvement in maximum walking distance compared with supervised exercise-,only.
Maximum walking distance between time intervals to is approximated by an accelerometer.
After 12 weeks of OGT with FES, the subject achieved a maximum walking distance of 309 m and a maximal speed of 0.
The post-exercise ABI was measured as for the resting ABI immediately after the patients had walked to their maximum walking distance.
The improvement in maximum walking distance was as great as that gained from physical training.
Maximum walking distance (MWD) was defined as the distance covered on the treadmill until the patient voluntarily terminated exercise as a result of severe claudication pain that could not be tolerated.
The ankle brachial index (ABI), a commonly used clinical measure to predict the functional capacity of patients with PAD, did not predict pain-free walking distance (PFWD) or the maximum walking distance (MWD).
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