Relationship between cardiac rehabilitation and long-term risks of death and myocardial infarction among elderly Medicare beneficiaries.


BACKGROUND For patients with coronary heart disease, exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation improves survival rate and has beneficial effects on risk factors for coronary artery disease. The relationship between the number of sessions attended and long-term outcomes is unknown. METHODS AND RESULTS In a national 5% sample of Medicare beneficiaries, we… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.109.876383


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