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, 22 April 2016

Winning the war against ICU-acquired weakness new innovations in nutrition and exercise physiology

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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A new study published in the Critical Care Journal introduced a new protocol “RISEN"–Recovery from ICU via Surveillance, Exercise, and Nutrition" for post-ICU survivors

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).

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Methods for Measuring Lung Volumes: Is There a Better One?

Posted in Pulmonary Function Tests, Research News, Scientific News

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The accuracy level of three different lung volumes techniques (body plethysmography, radiography with computerized tomography and dilution) were analyzed in the "Respiration - International Journal of Thoracic Medicine".

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

The usefulness of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in assessment of patients with suspected coronary artery disease

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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A cross-sectional study on the potential value of cardiopulmonary exwercise test in Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) patients has been published in the BMJ Postgraduate Medical Journal.

Friday, 08 April 2016

Estimation of energy expenditure using prediction equations in overweight and obese adults: a systematic review

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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The usefulness of predictive equations of REE in healthy obese subjects has been analysed in this literature review published in the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the British Dietetic Association.

Friday, 08 April 2016

Predicted versus measured thoracic gas volumes of collegiate athletes made by the BOD POD air displacement plethysmography system

Posted in Scientific News, Validation News, BOD POD

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The differences between measured (with the BOD POD) and predicted Thoracic Gas Volume (TGV) has been investigated in a scientific article on the Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism Journal.

Friday, 08 April 2016

The Forced Oscillation Technique in Paediatric Respiratory Practice

Posted in Pulmonary Function Tests, Research News, Scientific News

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The clinical usefulness of Forced Oscillation Technique has been investigated in a scientific article published in Paediatric Respiratory Reviews Journal

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