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Effect of telmisartan on walking performance in patients with lower extremity peripheral artery disease. The TELEX Randomized Clinical Trial.

McDermott M, Bazzano L, Peterson CA, Sufit R, Ferrucci L, Domanchuk K et al.

JAMA 2022; 328: 1315-1325.

After six months, Telmisartan, an angiotensin receptor blocker, did not improve six-minute walking distance compared with placebo in this study that included 114 patients (P=0.08).

Comment: Still no good medicines for claudication.

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