Thursday, 20 October 2016

Estimating fat mass in heart failure patients

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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New research from the Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin presents an explorative, single-centre, observational, study assessing body composition (BC) in heart failure (HF) patients using a multi-method, two-compartment approach.

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Cardiopulmonary exercise test and sudden cardiac death risk in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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A multicentre study published in the Heart Journal investigates the possible ability of cardiopulmonary exercise test in improving contemporary strategies for Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) risk stratification.

Friday, 06 May 2016

Variables Measured During Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing as Predictors of Mortality in Chronic Systolic Heart Failure

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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The predictive strength of CPET parameters of mortality in Heart Failure patients has been studies in this paper in the Journal of American College of Cardiology.

Thursday, 24 March 2016

Diffusion Capacity and Mortality in Patients With Pulmonary Hypertension Due to Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

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The prognostic importance of lung diffusion capacity testing in pulmonary hypertension patients has been analysed in this study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Thursday, 28 January 2016

Test-Retest Reliability of Maximal and Submaximal Gas Exchange Variables in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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A study from the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation & Prevention analyses the reliability of gas exchange variables derived from CPET.

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Phenotyping Exercise Limitation in Systemic Sclerosis: The Use of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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The relevance of cardiopulmonary exercise test (CPET) systemic sclerosis (SSc) has been analysed in a study published in "Respiration; International Review of Thoracic Diseases" Journal.

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Cardiopulmonary exercise tests in rare cardiovascular diseases

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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A new study published on the Journal of Rare Cardiovascular Diseases highlight the importance of CPET for this kind of pathologies.

Monday, 25 January 2016

Prognostic value of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Heart Failure with preserved Ejection Fraction. The Henry Ford HospITal CardioPulmonary EXercise Testing (FIT-CPX) Project

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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The American Heart Journal published a new article on the prognostic value of Cardio Pulmonary Exercise Test (CPX) in heart failure (HF) patients.