Respiratory muscle endurance is limited by lower ventilatory efficiency in post-myocardial infarction patients

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Laura M. T. Neves ; Marlus Karsten ; Victor R. Neves ; Thomas Beltrame ; Audrey Borghi-Silva ; Aparecida M. Catai (2014)
  • Publisher: Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Fisioterapia
  • Journal: Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy, volume 18, issue 1, pages 1-8 (issn: 1809-9246, eissn: 1809-9246)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4183236, doi: 10.1590/S1413-35552012005000134
  • Subject: RM1-950 | Therapeutics. Pharmacology | Original Articles | cardiac disease | exercise tolerance | physical therapy | respiratory muscles | muscle fatigue

Background: Reduced respiratory muscle endurance (RME) contributes to increased dyspnea upon exertion in patients with cardiovascular disease. Objective: The objective was to characterize ventilatory and metabolic responses during RME tests in post-myocardial infar... View more
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