Exercise following heart transplantation.

  title={Exercise following heart transplantation.},
  author={Randy W. Braith and David William Edwards},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  volume={30 3},
During the past 2 decades, heart transplantation has evolved from an experimental procedure to an accepted life-extending therapy for patients with endstage heart failure. However, with dramatic improvements in organ preservation, surgery and immunosuppressive drug management, short term survival is no longer the pivotal issue for most heart transplant recipients (HTR). Rather, a return to functional lifestyle with good quality of life is now the desired procedural outcome. To achieve this… CONTINUE READING


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