intermittent claudication


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intermittent claudication

n.
A condition caused by ischemia of the leg muscles due to arterial obstruction, characterized by attacks of lameness and pain precipitated by walking.

intermittent claudication

n
(Pathology) pathol pain and cramp in the calf muscles, aggravated by walking and caused by an insufficient supply of blood
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intermittent claudication - lameness due to pain in leg muscles because the blood supply is inadequate; pain subsides with rest
claudication, gameness, gimp, gimpiness, lameness, limping - disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
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Methods: This prospective case-control study was conducted at the Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, Istanbul, Turkey, from October 2015 to January 2016, and comprised bilateral Achilles tendons of patients with intermittent claudication and healthy individuals.
The 2004 Heart Outcomes Prevention Evaluation (HOPE) study indicates that ramipril maintains a mortality benefit for patients with intermittent claudication.
Twenty nine patients with intermittent claudication were subjected to Doppler ultrasonography and followed by MDCT angiography.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Intermittent Claudication
Intermittent Claudication - Pipeline Review, H1 2014
Of course, walking is only part of the equation for symptom relief Many PAD patients are prescribed cilostazol (Pletal), a medication designed to reduce the symptoms of intermittent claudication.
If this leg pain occurs only occasionally, the condition is called intermittent claudication.
Studies concerning the prevalence of peripheral arterial disease rely mainly on the Edinburgh questionnaire, which is used to screen for intermittent claudication, and on the ankle/brachial pressure index, used to detect asymptomatic disease.
It is sometimes called intermittent claudication because the pain stops with rest, and then you could resume walking.
Diagnosing intermittent claudication (calf pain) is vital to stop it getting worse.
OBJECTIVE: The beneficial effect of the natural compound propionyl-l-carnitine (PLC) on intermittent claudication in patients with peripheral arterial disease is attributed to its anaplerotic function in ischemic tissues, but inadequate information is available concerning action on the vasculature.
The ACE inhibitor ramipril substantially improves pain-free walking time and maximum walking time in patients who have peripheral artery disease with intermittent claudication, according to a recent report.

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