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Outcome after valve surgery in octogenarians and efficacy of early mobilization with early cardiac rehabilitation.

Authors
  • Nakamura, Kunihide1
  • Nakamura, Eisaku
  • Niina, Katsuhiko
  • Kojima, Kazushi
  • 1 Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Miyazaki Prefectural Nobeoka Hospital, 2-1-1 Shin-Koji, Nobeoka, Miyazaki, 882-0835, Japan. [email protected] , (Japan)
Type
Published Article
Journal
General thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2010
Volume
58
Issue
12
Pages
606–611
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s11748-010-0665-0
PMID: 21170626
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Although there were more high-risk patients among the octogenarians, valve surgery was a safe, low-risk procedure with excellent long-term results. Early mobilization with early cardiac rehabilitation was significantly effective and safe for postoperative recovery in octogenarians after cardiac valve surgery.

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