Effects of presurgical exercise training on cardiorespiratory fitness among patients undergoing thoracic surgery for malignant lung lesions Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Exercise Therapy
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Preoperative Care
  • Respiratory Function Tests

abstract

  • Preoperative exercise training is a beneficial intervention to improve cardiorespiratory fitness in patients undergoing pulmonary resection. This benefit may have important implications for surgical outcome and postsurgical recovery in this population. Larger randomized controlled trials are warranted.

publication date

  • August 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.22830

PubMed ID

  • 17582629

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 590

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 110

number

  • 3