TITLE

Thoracic Surgery and Rehabilitation

AUTHOR(S)
Deslauriers, Jean
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Jun2001 Supplement, Vol. 24, pS24
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the application of thoracic surgery and rehabilitation in patients with generalized emphysema. In the 1960's, many centers across North America began to establish rehabilitation programs as part of the medical approach to patients with generalized emphysema. Striking improvements were noted after exercise training and it soon became clear that exercise tolerance and quality of life did improve in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after rehabilitation.
ACCESSION #
23218921

 

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