Vascular surgical society of great britain and ireland: angioplasty reverses the systemic effects of exercise in intermittent claudication

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BACKGROUND: The choice between exercise training and percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) in the treatment of intermittent claudication (IC) remains controversial. Exercise is known to induce systemic effects in claudicants. This study aimed to determine whether such systemic effects are reversed by PTA. METHODS: Ten patients with IC were recruited… (More)

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@article{Lewis1999VascularSS, title={Vascular surgical society of great britain and ireland: angioplasty reverses the systemic effects of exercise in intermittent claudication }, author={F L Lewis and Day and Baird and Carolyn L. Smith and Lamont}, journal={The British journal of surgery}, year={1999}, volume={86 5}, pages={709} }