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Table 1 Changes in MRI, MRS and exercise parameters over time

From: Diffferential effects of LDL Lowering on CMR measures of calf muscle perfusion and cellular metabolism in peripheral arterial disease

  Baseline One Year Two Years ANOVA p
Perfusion index 0.49 ± 0.18 0.57 ± 0.36 0.55 ± 0.46 0.96
PCr, sec 89.9 ± 64.8 76.4 ± 48.7 69.2 ± 55.0 0.07
MRA Index 0.78 ± 0.64 0.89 ± 0.76 0.89 ± 0.78 0.23
Treadmill exercise time, sec 548 ± 362 590 ± 370 536 ± 360 0.54
6 minute walk distance, ft 1075 ± 406 1176 ± 388 1131 ± 378 0.28
Post-exercise ABI 0.57 0.53 0.56 0.24