Effects of cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training programs in patients > or = 75 years of age.

@article{Lavie1996EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training programs in patients > or = 75 years of age.},
  author={Carl J. Lavie and Richard V. Milani},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={78 6},
  pages={
          675-7
        }
}
Even elderly patients > or = 75 years of age with coronary artery disease have modest improvements in lipid levels and marked improvements in exercise capacity, behavioral characteristics, and quality-of-life parameters after cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training programs. These data support that even very elderly patients with coronary artery disease should be routinely referred to and vigorously encouraged to pursue formal outpatient cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training… CONTINUE READING
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