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Exercise Capacity in Patients with The Total Artificial Heart
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2019-01)
There is a dearth of information regarding the functional abilities of patients with the total artificial heart (TAH). Increased utilization of the TAH and patient discharge to home with the portable unit necessitates a ...
Quantification of coronary artery disease using different modalities of cardiopulmonary exercise testing
This study examined the accuracy of cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) on a treadmill (TM) and recumbent ergometry (RE) in the predicting coronary artery disease (CAD) severity and prognosis. Methods Forty Caucasian ...
The Importance of School-Based Healthy Living Initiatives: Introducing the Health and Wellness Academy Concept
(WB Saunders, 2019-01)
Over the last 15 years, the number of school and community based health-intervention programs in the United States has grown. Many of these programs aim to prevent non-communicable chronic disease diagnoses (e.g., obesity, ...
A New Generalized Cycle Ergometry Equation for Predicting Maximal Oxygen Uptake: The Fitness Registry and the Importance of Exercise National Database (FRIEND)
(SAGE Publications, 2018-07-25)
Background: To develop a clinically applicable equation derived from direct assessment of maximal oxygen uptake (VO2 max) to predict VO2 max assessed indirectly during cycle ergometry. Design: VO2 max was assessed by ...
Empagliflozin improves cardiorespiratory fitness in type 2 diabetes: Translational implications
(NRC Research Press, 2018-11)
Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors have been shown to prevent heart failure and reduce cardiovascular death in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Whether or not SGLT2 ...