Peripheral Arterial Disease Calf Muscle Characteristics , Strength Measures , and Mortality in Peripheral Arterial Disease

Methods At baseline, participants underwent measurement of calf muscle density with computed tomography in addition to knee extension power and isometric knee extension, plantar flexion, and hand grip strength measures. Participants were followed up annually for up to 4 years. Results were adjusted for age, sex, race, body mass index, ankle-brachial index… CONTINUE READING