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Cardiopulmonary exercise test in chronic heart failure: beyond peak oxygen consumption.
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PMID:  21207208     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Patients with cardiovascular diseases commonly present with exercise intolerance, clinically manifest as shortness of breath and fatigue, and these symptoms have important prognostic implications. Cardiopulmonary exercise testing is a well-established method for evaluation of cardiopulmonary diseases. It provides an objective assessment of maximal aerobic capacity (peak VO(2)), estimates prognosis, and allows the physician to discriminate among many subtle and often overlapping etiologies. This review focuses on the evaluation of important exercise parameters, in addition to the peak VO(2), during cardiopulmonary exercise testing.
Authors:
Veronica Franco
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current heart failure reports     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1546-9549     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Heart Fail Rep     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101196487     Medline TA:  Curr Heart Fail Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  45-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiovascular Disease, DHLRI 200, Section of Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation, Section of Pulmonary Hypertension, The Ohio State University, 473 West 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH, 43210, USA, veronica.franco@osumc.edu.
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