Oral Beraprost sodium, a prostaglandin I(2) analogue, for intermittent claudication: a double-blind, randomized, multicenter controlled trial. Beraprost et Claudication Intermittente (BERCI) Research Group.
Beraprost sodium (BPS) is a new stable, orally active prostaglandin I(2) analogue with antiplatelet and vasodilating properties. We report the results of a phase III clinical trial of BPS in patients with intermittent claudication.
METHODS AND RESULTS
Patients (n=549) with a pain-free walking distance of between 50 and 300 m were entered into a… (More)