Wednesday, 01 June 2016

Validation of preoperative cardiopulmonary exercise testing-derived variables to predict in-hospital morbidity after major colorectal surgery

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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An interesting validation study of perioperative CPET as a diagnostic tool for in-hospital morbidity was presented by the UK Perioperative Exercise Testing and Training Society.

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.

Thursday, 19 May 2016

The utility of pulmonary function testing in predicting outcomes following liver transplantation

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

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A new study on Liver Transplantation Journal focuses on the utility of Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT) in predicting post liver transplant (LT) mortality and morbidity outcomes.

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.