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Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation for adults after heart valve surgery.
BACKGROUND Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation may benefit heart valve surgery patients. We conducted a systematic review to assess the evidence for the use of exercise-based interventionExpand
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High readmission rate after heart valve surgery: A nationwide cohort study.
BACKGROUND After heart valve surgery, knowledge on long-term self-reported health status and readmission is lacking. Thus, the optimal strategy for out-patient management after surgery remainsExpand
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Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation for adults with atrial fibrillation.
BACKGROUND Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation may benefit adults with atrial fibrillation or those who had been treated for atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation is caused by multiple microExpand
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Comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation improves outcome for patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator. Findings from the COPE-ICD randomised clinical trial
Aims: The aim of this randomised clinical trial was to assess a comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation intervention including exercise training and psycho-education vs ‘treatment as usual’ in patientsExpand
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Sex differences in health status and rehabilitation outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation treated with ablation: Results from the CopenHeartRFA trial
Background: Increased physical capacity after comprehensive rehabilitation in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) undergoing ablation has been found in the CopenHeartRFA trial. The purpose of thisExpand
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Women's experiences of sexual health after first-time myocardial infarction.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To investigate women's experience of sexual problems after a myocardial infarction. BACKGROUND Sexual problems among female patients with ischaemic heart disease have receivedExpand
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COPE-ICD: A randomised clinical trial studying the effects and meaning of a comprehensive rehabilitation programme for ICD recipients -design, intervention and population
BackgroundGrowing evidence exists that living with an ICD can lead to fear and avoidance behaviour including the avoidance of physical activity. It has been suggested that psychological stress canExpand
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Outpatient Nursing Clinic for Congenital Heart Disease Patients: Copenhagen Transition Program
Adolescents with congenital heart disease need support transitioning from childhood to adulthood. To become independent, adolescents need to possess knowledge about the disease and how to handle lifeExpand
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Cardiac rehabilitation versus usual care for patients treated with catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation: Results of the randomized CopenHeartRFA trial.
BACKGROUND To assess the effects of comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation compared with usual care on physical activity and mental health for patients treated with catheter ablation for atrialExpand
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Phantom shocks in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator: results from a randomized rehabilitation trial (COPE-ICD).
AIMS The aim of this trial was to assess a combined rehabilitation intervention including an exercise training component and a psycho-educational component in patients treated with implantableExpand
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