Friday, 24 March 2017

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing for detecting pulmonary arterial hypertension in systemic sclerosis

Posted in Research News, Scientific News, Clinical CPET

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This study published on the Heart Journal analyses the diagnostic role of cardiopulmonary exercise test for detecting and ruling of systemic sclerosis pulmonary arterial hypertension (SSC-associated PAH).

Friday, 10 March 2017

CORP: Measurement of the Maximum Oxygen Uptake (VO2max): VO2peak is no longer acceptable

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A new paper on the Journal of Applied Physiology examines the so-called secondary criteria used to validate VO2max iin particular with exercise naïve, unmotivated and/or clinical populations.

Friday, 10 February 2017

ERS Course: Clinical exercise testing: basic principles and practice

Posted in Clinical CPET, Event News

ERS Course: Clinical exercise testing: basic principles and practice

Organised by: European Respiratory Society
Date: 23-24 February, 2017
Venue: Eurostars Roma Aeterna Hotel, Via Casilina, 125 (Rome, Italy)
Topics: Clinical Cardio Pulmonary Exercise Test

Full programme and Registration

 

 

Monday, 30 January 2017

Pediatric Exercise Testing: Value and Implications of Peak Oxygen Uptake

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A new essay published on Children Jornal highlights the clinical relevance of cardiopulmonary exercise testing.

Friday, 20 January 2017

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing is a better outcome predictor than exercise echocardiography in asymptomatic aortic stenosis

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The International Journal of Cardiology hosts a paper confirming the validity of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing on patients with asymptomatic aortic stenosis.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Prognostic value of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy

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The prognostic value of CPET in Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy (iDCM) patients has been studies in a recent paper published in the International Journal of Cardiology.

Thursday, 01 December 2016

Importance of Assessing Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Clinical Practice: A Case for Fitness as a Clinical Vital Sign

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A new statement by the American Heart Association has been recently published suggesting the addition of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) for risk classification in patient management and to encourage strategies designed to reduce cardiovascular risk.

Friday, 14 October 2016

Strength Training for Adolescents with cerebral palsy (STAR): study protocol of a randomised controlled trial to determine the feasibility, acceptability and efficacy of resistance training for adolescents with cerebral palsy

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A paper published in the British Medical Journal introduces purposes and methodology of a new clinical trial on gait inefficiencies on cerebral palsy adolescents that will be using COSMED wearable metabolic technology.

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