Friday, 23 June 2017

Cardiopulmonary exercise factors predict survival in patients with advanced interstitial lung disease referred for lung transplantation

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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The Respiratory Medicine Journal presents a new study demonstrating the prognostic value of CPET test parameters as pre-assessment tool for lung transplant ILD patients.

Friday, 12 May 2017

Systematic review: pre- and post-operative prognostic value of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in liver transplant candidates

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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Interesting literature review on the Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutic Journal focusing on the role of cardio pulmonary exercise test (CPET) in cirrhosis patients.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Exertional dyspnoea in interstitial lung diseases: the clinical utility of cardiopulmonary exercise testing

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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A new review study published on the ERS European Respiratory Review describes the importance of Cardio Pulmonary Exercise Test to evaluate dyspnoea symptoms in Interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) patients.

Friday, 24 March 2017

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing for detecting pulmonary arterial hypertension in systemic sclerosis

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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This study published on the Heart Journal analyses the diagnostic role of cardiopulmonary exercise test for detecting and ruling of systemic sclerosis pulmonary arterial hypertension (SSC-associated PAH).

Friday, 10 March 2017

CORP: Measurement of the Maximum Oxygen Uptake (VO2max): VO2peak is no longer acceptable

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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A new paper on the Journal of Applied Physiology examines the so-called secondary criteria used to validate VO2max iin particular with exercise naïve, unmotivated and/or clinical populations.

Thursday, 18 August 2016

Reference Standards for Cardiorespiratory Fitness Measured With Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing

Posted in Research News, COSMED Neuigkeiten, Scientific News, Clinical CPET

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The Mayo Clinic Procedures Journal hosts an article describing the project to create a registry of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) reference values. Given the importance of CRF in estimating health risk, it is essential to have accurate reference values to know what constitutes a “normal” value.

Tuesday, 02 August 2016

Portable open-circuit spirometry systems: a review

Posted in Research News, Scientific News

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A new review study has been published in the Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness discussing the validity, reliability and principles of operations of existing portable open-circuit spirometry system.

Monday, 23 May 2016

New York Times on how sport science can help in breaking the 2-hour marathon barrier

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Science and Performance

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An extremely interesting article on the New York Times of the 16th of May 2016 describes the attempts of sport scientist Prof. Yannis Pitsidalis to produce a revolutionary marathon time.

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