Vascular remodeling after spinal cord injury.

  title={Vascular remodeling after spinal cord injury.},
  author={Jennifer Olive and Gary A. Dudley and Kevin K McCully},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={35 6},
PURPOSE Our purpose was to determine whether spinal cord injured (SCI) subjects have decreased femoral artery diameter and maximal hyperemic blood flow when expressed per unit of muscle volume compared with able-bodied (AB) individuals. A secondary purpose was to determine whether blood flow recovery rates were similar between groups. METHODS Blood flow was measured in the femoral artery using Doppler ultrasound after distal thigh cuff occlusion of 4 and 10 min. Muscle mass of the lower leg… CONTINUE READING