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

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.

Thursday, 28 April 2016

The impact of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) on patients over 80 years undergoing elective colorectal cancer surgery

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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The role of CPET as a valuable preoperative assessment tool for colorectal cancer resection patients (80 yeas and above) has been examined in this article published on Colorectal Disease Journal.

Friday, 18 March 2016

Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Patients with Asymptomatic or Equivocal Symptomatic Aortic Stenosis: Feasibility, Reproducibility, Safety and Information Obtained on Exercise Physiology

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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A new study on Cardiology Journal investigates the role of the information obtained by Cardiopulmonary Exercise test in patients with limited aortic valve area (AVA).

Monday, 29 February 2016

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing versus spirometry as predictors of cardiopulmonary complications after colorectal surgery

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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A study on the European Surgery Journal compares the preoperative predictive value of spirometry and CPET in patients scheduled to undergo elective colorectal surgery.

Thursday, 28 January 2016

Role of cardiopulmonary exercise testing as a risk-assessment method in patients undergoing intra-abdominal surgery: a systematic review

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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A review study on cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) used as a preoperative risk-stratification tool for patients undergoing non-cardiopulmonary intra-abdominal surgery has been published on the British Journal of Anesthesia.