Wearable sensor technology efficacy in peripheral vascular disease (wSTEP). A randomized controlled trial. Ann Surg 2018; 268: 1113-1118.

Published: 27th February 2019

Authors: Normahani P, Kwasnicki R, Bicknell C, Allen L, Jenkins MP, Gibbs R et al.

Conclusion

Wearing an activity monitor in addition to undergoing a supervised exercise programme improved maximum walking distance by 80-112m (P<0.001) sustained for up to 12 months, and improved quality of life (P=0.004) in this study that included 37 patients with intermittent claudication.

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