The main objective of this thesis is to determine the optimal treatment for patients with intermittent claudication.
In part I we summarize the existing evidence regarding the management of intermittent claudication using systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
In part II we assess the clinical effectiveness of different treatment strategies for intermittent claudication.
In part III we address the cost-effectiveness of different treatment strategies for intermittent claudication to better inform policymakers on implementation of these treatment strategies.
We conclude the thesis by summarizing and discussing the main findings and providing future perspectives for clinical practice and research.

M.G.M. Hunink (Myriam) , E.V. Rouwet (Ellen)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Clinical Epidemiology

Fakhry, F. (2018, December 19). Treatment Strategies for Patients with Intermittent Claudication. Retrieved from