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Effects of aerobic exercise training in children after the Fontan operation.
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PMID:  15619417     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
It was demonstrated that patients who have undergone the Fontan operation can safely undertake exercise training and that this results in an improvement in aerobic capacity. These findings suggest that aerobic training could be useful in the long-term management of these patients to optimize their cardiovascular fitness for more active lives.
Francesca Opocher; Maurizio Varnier; Stephen P Sanders; Alvise Tosoni; Marco Zaccaria; Giovanni Stellin; Ornella Milanesi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of cardiology     Volume:  95     ISSN:  0002-9149     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2005 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-12-27     Completed Date:  2005-02-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0207277     Medline TA:  Am J Cardiol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  150-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Exercise Therapy*
Fontan Procedure / rehabilitation*

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