Table 5

Scheduling of examinations and tests
Time Examinations and tests
−45 days (maximum) Clinical verification of eligibility, information to patient, informed consent (must take place before the ECD and blood tests), blood tests and ECD prescription
Performance of ECD, blood tests
−15 days (maximum) Baseline clinical visit, functional tests and MRI, planning of angioplastic surgery (real or sham)
0 Randomization and angioplasty (real or sham)
+3 months Clinical visit and functional tests
+6 months Clinical visit, ECD, MRI and functional tests
+9 months Clinical visit
+12 months Clinical visit, ECD, MRI and functional tests

Zamboni et al.

Zamboni et al. Trials 2012 13:183   doi:10.1186/1745-6215-13-183

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