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

Posted on 01 December 2016, Clinical CPET, Scientific

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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.

2016 focused update: clinical recommendations for cardiopulmonary exercise testing data assessment in specific patient populations

Posted on 15 July 2016, Clinical CPET, Scientific

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This scientific statement is a focused update to the 2012 Joint Scientific Statement on Clinical Recommendations for Cardiopulmonary Exercise (CPX) Testing Data Assessment in Specific Patient Populations from the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation (EACPR) and the American Heart Association (AHA).