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Case studies
Published online: 2012-05-23
Submitted: 2012-12-28
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Clinical improvement after physical training in patient with severe postinfarction heart failure, who underwent prosthetic heart valve implantation and numerous coronary interventional procedures

Edyta Smolis-Bąk, Hanna Rymuza, Tymoteusz Żera, Alicja Kraska, Rafał Dąbrowski
Kardiol Pol 2012;70(5):495-498.

open access

Vol 70, No 5 (2012)
Case studies
Published online: 2012-05-23
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract

The case of patient with advanced congestive heart failure, NYHA III, of ischaemic and valvular aetiology and concomitant diseases is presented. Introduction of 6-month, controlled physical training resulted in improvement of health status, exercise performance, ventilation and left ventricular function. Quality of life got significantly better. This aspect of treatment should be considered in majority of patients with heart failure.

Abstract

The case of patient with advanced congestive heart failure, NYHA III, of ischaemic and valvular aetiology and concomitant diseases is presented. Introduction of 6-month, controlled physical training resulted in improvement of health status, exercise performance, ventilation and left ventricular function. Quality of life got significantly better. This aspect of treatment should be considered in majority of patients with heart failure.
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Keywords

heart failure; physical training

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Title

Clinical improvement after physical training in patient with severe postinfarction heart failure, who underwent prosthetic heart valve implantation and numerous coronary interventional procedures

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 70, No 5 (2012)

Pages

495-498

Published online

2012-05-23

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2012;70(5):495-498.

Keywords

heart failure
physical training

Authors

Edyta Smolis-Bąk
Hanna Rymuza
Tymoteusz Żera
Alicja Kraska
Rafał Dąbrowski

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