Systematic review of exercise training or percutaneous transluminal angioplasty for intermittent claudication.

@article{Frans2012SystematicRO,
  title={Systematic review of exercise training or percutaneous transluminal angioplasty for intermittent claudication.},
  author={Franceline Alkine Frans and Shandra Bipat and Jim A. Reekers and Dink A. Legemate and Mark J. W. Koelemay},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={99 1},
  pages={16-28}
}
BACKGROUND The aim was to summarize the results of all randomized clinical trials (RCTs) comparing percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) with (supervised) exercise therapy ((S)ET) in patients with intermittent claudication (IC) to obtain the best estimates of their relative effectiveness. METHODS A systematic review was performed of relevant RCTs identified from the MEDLINE, Embase and Cochrane Library databases. Eligible RCTs compared PTA with (S)ET, included patients with IC due to… CONTINUE READING

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