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Change in Venous Oxygen Levels During Aerobic Forearm Exercise in a Patient with Mitochondrial Myopathy

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Description:

A patient with mitochondrial myopathy may be detected by the change in venous oxygen levels during aerobic exercise of the forearm.Muscle in a patient with mitochondrial myopathy has a limited ability to extract oxygen from the blood, resulting in an elevated oxygen level in venous blood returning from working muscle.

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