Exercise training in heart failure patients. Does reversing the peripheral abnormalities protect the heart?

Abstract

E xercise and activity intolerance are the most frequent and debilitating symptoms in patients with mild and moderate congestive heart failure (CHF). Paradoxically, the severity of these symptoms correlates poorly with indexes of cardiac function such as the ejection fraction and hemodynamic measurements.1,2 This discordance has focused attention on… (More)

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