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Depression and cardiovascular disease: a clinical review.
- D. Hare, S. Toukhsati, P. Johansson, T. Jaarsma
- Psychology, MedicineEuropean heart journal
- 1 June 2014
Given the increased prevalence of depression in patients with CVD, a causal relationship with either CVD causing more depression or depression causing more CVD and a worse prognosis for CVD is probable.
Cardiac Depression Scale: validation of a new depression scale for cardiac patients.
The reliability of the 1RM strength test for untrained middle-aged individuals.
Coaching patients On Achieving Cardiovascular Health (COACH): a multicenter randomized trial in patients with coronary heart disease.
Coaching, delivered as The COACH Program, is a highly effective strategy in reducing TC and many other coronary risk factors in patients with coronary heart disease.
Moderate-intensity resistance exercise training in patients with chronic heart failure improves strength, endurance, heart rate variability, and forearm blood flow.
Screening, referral and treatment for depression in patients with coronary heart disease
- D. Colquhoun, S. Bunker, Maree G Branagan
- Medicine, PsychologyThe Medical journal of Australia
- 1 May 2013
Routine screening for depression in all patients with CHD is indicated at first presentation, and again at the next follow‐up appointment, and a follow-up screen should occur 2–3 months after a CHD event.
BDNF, metabolic risk factors, and resistance training in middle-aged individuals.
BDNF levels correlated with risk factors for MetS and were elevated in individuals with HiMF and should be added to other nonpharmacological interventions for middle-aged individuals with hiMF such as aerobic and/or diet.
Radial‐Artery or Saphenous‐Vein Grafts in Coronary‐Artery Bypass Surgery
The use of radial‐artery grafts for CABG resulted in a lower rate of adverse cardiac events and a higher rate of patency at 5 years of follow‐up, compared with the use of saphenous‐vein grafts.
Comparable patencies of the radial artery and right internal thoracic artery or saphenous vein beyond 5 years: results from the Radial Artery Patency and Clinical Outcomes trial.
Muscle atrophy in patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: roles of inflammatory pathways, physical activity and exercise.
It is concluded that inflammatory pathways in muscle, in particular, NF-κB, potentially contribute to T2DM-mediated muscle atrophy.