Blood flow and muscle metabolism in chronic fatigue syndrome.

  title={Blood flow and muscle metabolism in chronic fatigue syndrome.},
  author={Kevin K McCully and Sinclair A. Smith and Sheeva Rajaei and John S. Leigh and B. H. Natelson},
  journal={Clinical science},
  volume={104 6},
The purpose of this study was to determine if chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is associated with reduced blood flow and oxidative delivery to skeletal muscle. Patients with CFS according to CDC (Center for Disease Control) criteria ( n =19) were compared with normal sedentary subjects ( n =11). Muscle blood flow was measured with Doppler ultrasound after cuff ischaemia and exercise. Muscle oxygen delivery was measured as the rate of post-exercise and post-ischaemic oxygen-haem resaturation… 

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