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, 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.

Thursday, 21 April 2016

Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing as a Tool for Diagnosing Pulmonary Hypertension in Patients with Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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An interesting article on the Annals of Electrocardiology showing the impact of cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPX) variables on pulmonary hypertension in dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).

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, 11 February 2016

Use of exercise testing in the evaluation of interventional efficacy: an official ERS statement

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A new European Respiratory Society (ERS) Statement has been published in ERJ reviewing the role exercise tests have in patients with chronic respiratory diseases.

Tuesday, 09 February 2016

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in patients with pulmonary hypertension: clinical recommendations based on a review of the evidence

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Clinical recommendations on the importance of Cardio Pulmonary Exercise Testing in Pulmonary Hypertension patients were published on the Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine