Exercise Limitations in Patients with Pulmonary Diseases
Ergometry and maximal exercise testing in patients with pulmonary deseases is essential in the assessment of limitations for exercise performance, and consequently for the ensuing therapy. It will give insight in the weak spots in the gas transport chain via alveolar ventilation, via gas transport in the circulation, to the working muscles and the mitochondria.
KeywordsInterstitial Lung Disease Pulmonary Rehabilitation Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease Alveolar Ventilation Weak Spot
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