Exercise capacity assessment in patients undergoing lung resection.

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BACKGROUND The value is examined of preoperative functional assessment, including exercise capacity measurement by a cycloergometric maximal exercise test, in the prediction of postoperative cardio-pulmonary complication after lobar resection. METHODS In a prospective study over a 3-year period, all patients who were candidates for lung resection… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejcts.2008.11.004

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