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Effect of left ventricular aneurysmectomy on exercise performance.
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PMID:  6607895     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We performed pre- and post-operative exercise testing on 12 patients with coronary artery bypass surgery and ventricular aneurysmectomy and 2 patients with ventricular aneurysmectomy alone. Most patients showed better exercise performance, higher double product, better work capacity and were able to exercise longer. Two patients who had ventricular aneurysmectomy alone showed similar changes. Most patients showed improved New York Heart Association functional classification and exercise performance after surgery.
V Balu; N Hook; D C Dean; J Naughton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  5     ISSN:  0167-5273     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1984 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-04-17     Completed Date:  1984-04-17     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  210-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Artery Bypass
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Exercise Test*
Follow-Up Studies
Heart Aneurysm / rehabilitation,  surgery*
Heart Failure / complications
Heart Ventricles / surgery*
Middle Aged

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