Physical working capacity shortly after myocardial infarction.

The change in the circulatory function during the early postmyocardial infarction phase was studied in 10 untreated, middle-aged men, who were not suffering from angina pectoris. During a period from 7-10 days to 12 weeks after sustaining acute myocardial infarction, the patients carried out 5-9 exercise tests, in which the initial load was 10 W; this load… (More)