Chest tcpO2 changes during constant-load treadmill walking tests in patients with claudication

by N Ouedraogo, Mathieu Feuilloy, Guillaume Mahe, Georges Leftheriotis, Jean-Louis Saumet, Pierre Abraham
Abstract:
Changes in chest transcutaneous-pO2 at rest (?tcpO2) mimic absolute changes in arterial-pO2 during moderate exercise, although the absolute starting values may dramatically differ. We retrospectively studied 485 patients (group 1), prospectively studied 292 new patients (group 2) and estimated the intra-test and the test