H.J.P Fokkenrood

Innovative strategies for
intermittent claudication

towards a stepped care approach and new outcome measures



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Fig. 1. Pearson's correlation of ABI measured directly after treadmill testing (TT) and submaximal bicycle testing (SBT). Dotted line is line of identity.


Fig. 2. Pearson's correlation of ABI measured directly after treadmill testing (TT) and maximal bicycle testing (MBT). Dotted line is line of identity.


Fig. 3. BlandeAltman plot of ABI values of treadmill testing (TT) versus submaximal bicycle testing (SBT) directly after exercise (n ¼ 64). Horizontal bold line depicts the mean difference (bias), whereas the dotted lines show the 95% limits of agreement, which are defined as the mean difference ±1.96 times the standard deviation of the differences.


Fig. 4. Pearson's correlation of absolute fall of ABI between rest and post treadmill exercise (D ABI TT) and the fall of ABI between rest and after submaximal cycling (D ABI SBT). Dotted line is line of identity.


Fig. 5. ROC curve of submaximal bicycle test (SBT) and maximal bicycle test (MBT). Dotted line is line of identity.