TITLE

Cardiopulmonary exercise test safe in patients with PAH

PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Cardiology Today;Jun2008, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces that cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) would not harm stable patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. It states that compared to a six minute walk test, CPET provides more accurate information about the patient's functional impairment. According to doctor Carmen Jiménez López-Guarcha of Hospital Universitario in Madrid, CPET can identify pathophysiologic mechanisms underlying exercise tolerance and could provide information that would help physicians determine if there is a need for a lung transplant.
ACCESSION #
33119531

 

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