Alternatives to the six-minute walk test in pulmonary arterial hypertension.

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Vincent Mainguy ; Simon Malenfant ; Anne-Sophie Neyron ; Didier Saey ; François Maltais ; Sébastien Bonnet ; Steeve Provencher
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 9, issue 8 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4128819, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103626
  • Subject: Respiratory System | Blood Pressure | Vascular Medicine | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Anatomy | Respiratory Physiology | Physiotherapy | Physiology | Pulmonology | Medicine | Cardiology | Q | R | Sports and Exercise Medicine | Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Hypertension | Health Care

INTRODUCTION: The physiological response during the endurance shuttle walk test (ESWT), the cycle endurance test (CET) and the incremental shuttle walk test (ISWT) remains unknown in PAH. We tested the hypothesis that endurance tests induce a near-maximal physiological ... View more
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