Exercise limitation following transplantation.

  title={Exercise limitation following transplantation.},
  author={Trevor J. Williams and Michael J McKenna},
  journal={Comprehensive Physiology},
  volume={2 3},
Organ transplantation is one of the medical miracles or the 20th century. It has the capacity to substantially improve exercise performance and quality of life in patients who are severely limited with chronic organ failure. We focus on the most commonly performed solid-organ transplants and describe peak exercise performance following recovery from transplantation. Across all of the common transplants, evaluated significant reduction in VO2peak is seen (typically renal and liver 65%-80% with… CONTINUE READING