The Influence of Body Composition on Pulmonary Rehabilitation Outcomes in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients.
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Department of Medicine, University of Florida, 1600 SW Archer Road, M415, PO BOX 100225, Gainesville, FL, 32610, USA. [email protected]
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Department of Medicine, University at Buffalo State University of New York, 3495 Bailey Avenue, Buffalo, NY, 14215, USA.
Western New York Veterans Administration Healthcare System, 3495 Bailey Avenue, Buffalo, NY, 14215, USA.
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Dec 01, 2017
A comprehensive PR program in COPD patients improved exercise tolerance and quality of life independent of muscle mass depletion or obesity. Similarly, muscle depletion or obesity had no effect on the percentage of patients achieving the MCID for measures of quality of life and exercise tolerance after PR.
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