Evolving Role of Exercise Testing in Contemporary Cardiac Rehabilitation

Posted on 15 September 2016, Clinical CPET, Scientific

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The utility of graded exercise tests, cardiopulmonary exercise tests, submaximal walking tests, and other functional assessments (strength, frailty) for Cardiac Rehabilitation have been reviewed in this article of the Journal of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention.

Assessment of parameters of lung ventilation during 6-minute walk test in patients with COPD

Posted on 26 February 2016, Scientific, Spiropalm

Assessment of parameters of lung ventilation during 6-minute walk test in patients with COPD

The importance of measuring ventilation during the Six Minute Walk test in COPD patients has been confirmed in a study presented during the European Respiratory Society Congress in 2015 and published in the European Respiratory Journal.

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

Posted on 11 February 2016, Clinical CPET, Scientific

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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.

Ventilatory analysis during 6MWT gives relevant information about exercise limitation in COPD

Posted on 04 February 2016, Scientific, Spiropalm

Ventilatory analysis during 6MWT gives relevant information about exercise limitation in COPD

A new poster was presented during the 2015 ERS Conference and then published in the European Respiratory Journal, highlighting the importance of ventilatory analysis during the Six Minute Walk Test (6MWT) in COPD patients.

6MWT performance by means of Spiropalm in patients affected by fibrotic idiopathic interstitial pneumonias

Posted on 15 January 2015, Scientific, Spiropalm

6MWT performance by means of Spiropalm in patients affected by fibrotic idiopathic interstitial pneumonias

An interesting poster presented during the 2014 ERS Congress features the importance of the six minute walk test with Spiropalm 6MWT in patients affected by fibrotic idiopathic interstitial pneumonias.

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