cardiopulmonary exercise test

car·di·o·pul·mo·nar·y ex·er·cise test

(CPX) (kahr'dē-ō-pul'mŏ-nār-ē eks'ĕr-sīz test)
Assessment of heart disease involving patient's use of a treadmill or cycling machine whileattached to an electrocardiographic machine; measures oxygen use and evaluates electrical cardiac patterns.
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Significant increases in physical exercise capacities on cardiopulmonary exercise test at the end of the 3rd month were observed in all patients.
They developed the walk test as an alternative to the standard maximal cardiopulmonary exercise test, which is relatively expensive and can be impractical in some settings.
The setting of this study was not suitable for a cardiopulmonary exercise test to determine the cardiorespiratory fitness and responses.
Ideally, this assessment would include a cardiopulmonary exercise test, strength measurements of specific major muscle groups, and flexibility tests.
1] found a substantially deteriorated physical exercise capacity in myalgic encephalopathy/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), as established by a cardiopulmonary exercise test (peak oxygen uptake [[VO.
At baseline and on the final day of each 3-week-long treatment period, the patients performed a bicycle ergometer maximal cardiopulmonary exercise test with measurement of peak oxygen uptake.
2max] can be evaluated using a cardiopulmonary exercise test (CPX) or field tests (Leger and Lambert, 1982; Singh et al.
However, during a peak cardiopulmonary exercise test one glaring difference between the two groups became evident: All 10 subjects with diabetes demonstrated a significantly greater increase in pulmonary capillary wedge pressure than controls.
A total of 113 subjects with stable congestive heart failure (NYHA I-III) and ejection fraction less than 35% underwent symptom-limited bicycle cardiopulmonary exercise test while measuring peak V[O.
Exclusion criteria were as follows: individuals with any metallic implant or artificial pacemaker, who had undergone hip surgery, who were unable to walk without assistance, those affected by metabolic or endocrine disorders that affect the muscular system, who were taking betablockers and those who presented ECG alterations during the cardiopulmonary exercise test.

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