A multicenter randomized controlled study to evaluate whether neuromuscular electrical stimulation improves the absolute walking distance in patients with intermittent claudication compared with best available treatment

Rebecca Lawton, Adarsh Babber, Bruce Braithwaite, Laura J Burgess, Ian Chetter, James Coulston, David Epstein, Francesca Fiorentino, Manjit Gohel, Francine Heatley, Robert Hinchliffe, Srah Horgan, Nandita Pal, Joseph Shalhoub, Richard Simpson, Gerard Stansby, Alun H Davies

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Abstract

To assess the clinical efficacy of an NMES device to improve the absolute walking distance (AWD) in patients with IC, as an adjunct to the local standard care available at the study sites compared to local standard care alone.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1567-1573
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Vascular Surgery
Volume69
Issue number5
Early online date18 Feb 2019
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2019

Structured keywords

  • Centre for Surgical Research

Keywords

  • randomized controlled trial
  • Supervised exercise therapy
  • Neuromuscular electrical stimulation
  • intermittent claudication
  • absolute walking distance

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