Which treatment is best for intermittent claudication?

Australian doctors have carried out a network meta-analysis to compare four different approaches to therapy
Clare Pain
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Patients with intermittent claudication may see most improvement through a supervised exercise program, either alone or with endovascular revascularisation, Queensland researchers say.

But none of the four therapeutic approaches compared in the network meta-analysis was durable beyond two years, they report in the Journal of the American Heart Association.