Long-term effects of an expanded cardiac rehabilitation programme after myocardial infarction or coronary artery bypass surgery: a five-year follow-up of a randomized controlled study.

@article{Plss2011LongtermEO,
  title={Long-term effects of an expanded cardiac rehabilitation programme after myocardial infarction or coronary artery bypass surgery: a five-year follow-up of a randomized controlled study.},
  author={Catrine Edstr{\"o}m Pl{\"u}ss and Ewa Billing and Claes Held and Peter Henriksson and Anna Kiessling and Monica Rydell Karlsson and H{\aa}kan N. Wall{\'e}n},
  journal={Clinical rehabilitation},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={79-87}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the long-term effect of expanded cardiac rehabilitation on a composite end-point, consisting of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction or readmission for cardiovascular disease, in patients with coronary artery disease. DESIGN Single-centre prospective randomized controlled trial. SETTING University hospital. SUBJECTS Two hundred and twenty-four patients with acute myocardial infarction or undergoing coronary artery by-pass grafting. INTERVENTION Patients… CONTINUE READING

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