Medical Articles

 

Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing: What Is its Value?
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY VOL. 70, NO. 13, 2017

 

The Preoperative Assessment and Optimization of Patients Undergoing Major Urological Surgery
Curr Urol Rep (2017) 18:54

 

Perioperative Medicine - The Pathway to Better Surgical Care
The Royal College of Anaesthetists - 2017

 

Effect of Long-term Metformin and Lifestyle in the Diabetes Prevention Program and its Outcome Study on Coronary Artery Calcium
Circulation - 0.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.025483

 

The impact of combined cardiopulmonary exercise testing and SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging on downstream evaluation and management
Journal of Nuclear Cardiology - Published Online: 15 May 2017

 

Ejection Fraction - Misunderstood and Overrated (Changing the Paradigm in Categorizing Heart Failure)
Circulation. 2017;135:717–719. DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.025795

 

Associations of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality events with oxygen uptake at ventilatory threshold
International Journal of Cardiology - j.ijcard.2017.01.156

 

Validation of preoperative cardiopulmonary exercise testing‐derived variables to predict in‐hospital morbidity after major colorectal surgery
British Journal of Surgery - February 23rd, 2016

 

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing: A contemporary and versatile clinical tool
Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine - Volume 84, Number 2.

 

Temporal Reduction in Chronotropic Index Predicts Risk of Cardiovascular Death Among Healthy Middle-Aged Men: a 28-Year Follow-Up Study
Journal of the American Heart Association: DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.116.004555 (PDF: 1,078 KB)

 

Abnormal heart-rate response during cardiopulmonary exercise testing identifies cardiac dysfunction in symptomatic patients with non-obstructive coronary artery disease.
International Journal of Cardiology 228 (2017) 114–121 / 2016.11.235 (PDF: 1,016 KB)

 

Cardiorespiratory fitness and nonfatalcardiovascular events: A population based follow-up study: In this Finnish population, there is a strong, inverse, and independent association between CRF and acute nonfatal MI and HF risk.
Am Heart J 2016;184:55-61. (PDF: 356 KB)

 

Importance of Assessing Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Clinical Practice: A Case for Fitness as a Clinical Vital Sign - A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association
American Heart Association, Inc. - Circulation. 2016;134:00–00. DOI: 10.1161/CIR.0.461 (PDF: 979 KB)

 

Effect of Aldosterone Antagonism on Exercise Tolerance in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY / VOL.68,NO.17,2016 (PDF: 758 KB)

 

Histological evaluation disqualifies IMT and calcification scores as surrogates for grading coronary and aortic atherosclerosis
International Journal of Cardiology / September 2016. (PDF: 1,578 KB)

 

Comparison of Fractional Flow Reserve Assessment With Demand Stress Myocardial Contrast Echocardiography in Angiographically Intermediate Coronary Stenoses
American Heart Association 2016 | DOI: 10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.116.004129 (PDF: 721KB)

 

Economic Impact of Moderate-Vigorous Physical Activity Among Those With and Without Established Cardiovascular Disease: 2012 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
Journal of the American Heart Association | DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.116.003614 (PDF: 1,089KB)

 

Physical activity and risk of breast cancer, colon cancer, diabetes, ischemic heart disease, and ischemic stroke events: systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013
the bmj | BMJ 2016;354:i3857 | doi: 10.1136/bmj.i3857 (PDF: 921KB)

 

Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Heart Failure
American College of Cardiology - VOL. 4. No. 8.2016 (PDF: 1,365KB)

 

The association of clinical indication for exercise stress testing with all-cause mortality: the FIT Project
Arch Med Sci 2016 (PDF: 75KB)

 

Impact of CARDIOrespiratory FITness on Arrhythmia Recurrence in Obese Individuals with Atrial Fibrillation
Journal of the American College of Cardiology - 2015 (PDF: 914KB)

 

Exercise Capacity and Atrial Fibrillation Risk in Veterans: A Cohort Study
Mayo Clin Proc. n May 2016;91(5):558-566 (PDF: 435KB)

 

Cholesterol Lowering in Intermediate-Risk Persons without Cardiovascular Disease
N ENGL J MED - NEJM.ORG (PDF: 536KB)

 

High Cardiorespiratory Fitness Is Associated with Reduced Risk of Low Bone Density in Postmenopausal Women
JOURNAL OF WOMEN’S HEALTH - Volume 00, Number 00, 2016. (PDF: 162KB)

 

Effect on smoking quit rate of telling patients their lung age: the Step2quit randomised controlled trial
BMJ | ONLINE FIRST Published online November 2008. (PDF: 134KB)

 

Age-dependent prognostic value of exercise capacity and derivation of fitness-associated biologic age
BMJ Published November 2015. (PDF: 360KB)

 

Association of Fitness in Young Adulthood With Survival and Cardiovascular Risk The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study
JAMA Intern Med. DOI Published online Nov. 30, 2015. (PDF: 360KB)

 

Low cardiovascular risk factor burdens in middle age are associated with lower health care costs in later life. However, there are few data regarding the effect of cardiorespiratory fitness on health care costs independent of these risk factors.
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY @ 2015 VOL 66, NO. 17. (PDF: 848 KB)

 

Emergence of Nonobstructive Coronary Artery Disease A Woman’s Problem and Need for Change in Definition on Angiography
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY @ 2015 VOL 66, NO. 17. (PDF: 603 KB)

 

Evaluation of short‑term use of nocturnal nasal continuous positive airway pressure for a clinical profile and exercise capacity in adult patients with obstructive sleep apnea–hypopnea syndrome
Lung India • Vol 32 • Issue 3 • May - Jun 2015 (PDF: 870 KB)

 

Prevalence, Vascular Distribution, and Multiterritorial Extent of Subclinical Atherosclerosis in a Middle-Aged Cohort
Circulation: 0.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.114.014310 / (PDF: 2,364KB)

 

Cardiopulmonary reserve as determined by cardiopulmonary exercise testing correlates with length of stay and predicts complications after radical cystectomy
BJUI - BJU Internationa: 2015 / (PDF: 634KB)

 

Impact of the Exercise Mode on Exercise Capacity: Bicycle Testing Revisited
CHEST - THE CARDIOPULMONARY AND CRITICAL CARE JOURNAL (2005). (PDF: 658KB)

 

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing and survival after elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
British Journal of Anaesthesia - 2015 (PDF: 214KB)

 

Effects of Exercise Amount and Intensity on Abdominal Obesity and Glucose Tolerance in Obese Adults
Annals of Internal Medicine / Vol. 162 No. 5 / 3 March 2015. (PDF: 235KB)

 

Exercise Capacity and Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease in US Veterans: A Cohort Study
Mayo Clin Proc. Published online April 2015;90(4):461-468. (PDF: 295KB)

 

Test-retest repeatability of cardiopulmonary exercise test variables in patients with cardiac or respiratory disease
European Journal of Preventive Cardiology - Mar 18, 2014 (PDF: 303KB)

 

Leisure Time Physical Activity and Mortality A Detailed Pooled Analysis of the Dose-Response Relationship
JAMA Intern Med./ Published online April 6, 2015. (PDF: 363 KB)

 

Invasive Evaluation of Patients With Angina in the Absence of Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease
CIRCULATION - AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION - 2/20/2015 (PDF: 1,036 KB)

 

Multiple Causes for Ischemia Without Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease
CIRCULATION - AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION - 2/20/2015 (PDF: 727 KB)

 

Systematic Review of Patients Presenting With Suspected Myocardial Infarction and Nonobstructive Coronary Arteries
CIRCULATION - AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION - 2015 (PDF: 1,289 KB)

 

An Analysis of Calibration and Discrimination Among Multiple Cardiovascular Risk Scores in a Modern Multiethnic Cohort
ANNALS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE | Vol. 162 No. 4 | 17 February 2015 (PDF: 202 KB)

 

The Myth of the “Vulnerable Plaque” Transitioning From a Focus on Individual Lesions to Atherosclerotic Disease Burden for Coronary Artery Disease Risk Assessment
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY - 2015 (PDF: 1,669 KB)

 

Dose of Jogging and Long-Term Mortality - The Copenhagen City Heart Study
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY - 2015 (PDF: 449 KB)

 

Impact of completeness of revascularization by coronary intervention on exercise capacity early after acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction
ZHAO ET AL. JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY - 2014 (PDF: 401 KB)

 

High sensitivity cardiac troponin and the under-diagnosis of myocardial infarction in women: prospective cohort study
THE BMJ - 2015 (PDF: 644 KB)

 

Comparative Effectiveness of Diagnostic Testing Strategies in Emergency Department Patients With Chest Pain An Analysis of Downstream Testing, Interventions . .
JAMA INTERN MED - 1/26/2015 - (PDF: 364KB)

 

Leisure-Time Running Reduces All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality Risk
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEDGE OF CARDIOLOGY - 2014 - (PDF: 501 KB)

 

Prognostic Value of Exercise Capacity in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease: The FIT (Henry Ford ExercIse Testing) Project
MAYO CLINIC - 2014 - (PDF: 497 KB)

 

Mortality Incidence of Patients With Non-Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease Diagnosed by Computed Tomography Angiography
THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY - 2011 - (PDF: 775 KB)

 

Nonobstructive Coronary Artery Disease and Risk of Myocardial Infarction
AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION - November 5, 2014 - (PDF: 381 KB)

 

Cardiac Remodeling in Response to 1 Year of Intensive Endurance Training
CIRCULATION PUBLISHED ONLINE - October 3, 2014 - (PDF: 2.7 MB)

 

Exercising for Health and Longevity vs Peak Performance: Different Regimens for Different Goals
MAYO CLINIC PROCEEDINGS - September 2014 - (PDF: 381 KB)

 

Increased Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Associated With Excessive Exercise in Heart Attack Survivors
MAYO CLINIC PROCEEDINGS - September 2014 - (PDF: 409 KB)

 

Physiological Basis and Long-Term Clinical Outcome of Discordance Between Fractional Flow Reserve and Coronary Flow Velocity Reserve in Coronary Stenoses of Intermediate Severity
Circ Cardiovasc Interv June 2014 - (PDF: 896 KB)

 

Cardiopulmonary Fitness and Heart Rate Recovery as Predictors of Mortality in a Referral Population
Originally published March 24, 2014 - (PDF: 786 KB)

 

Effects of Gender on Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction and Cardiac Outcomes
American Heart Association - (PDF: 2136KB)

 

Cardiopulmonary exercise Testing is more Accurate than ECG-stress Testing in Diagnosing Myocardial Ischemia in Subjects with Chest Pain
International Journal of Cardiology - (PDF: 442 KB)

 

The Utility of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing to Detect and Track Early-Stage Ischemic Heart Disease
Mayo Clinic - October 2010;85(10):928-932 - (PDF: 766 KB)

 

Exercise-Induced Myocardial Ischemia Detected by Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
The American Journal of Cardiology - (PDF: 275 KB)

 

EIMI detected by CPET
European Heart Journal - (PDF: 189 KB)

 

Standards for the use of cardiopulmonary exercise testing for the functional evaluation of cardiac patients
European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation 2009 - (PDF: 442 KB)

 

The utility of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in the assessment of suspected microvascular ischemia
International Journal of Cardiology - (PDF: 201 KB)

 

Oxygen Uptake Kinetics During and After Exercise are Useful Markers of Coronary Artery Disease in Patients With Exercise Electrocardiography Suggesting Myocardial Ischemia
Advance Publication by J-STAGE - (PDF: 584 KB)

 

ATS/ACCP Statement of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
American Thoracic Society & The American College of Chest Physicians. - (PDF: 797 KB)

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