Cardiac rehabilitation in very old patients: Data from the Italian survey on cardiac rehabilitation-2008 (ISYDE-2008) - Official report of the Italian association for cardiovascular prevention, rehabilitation, and epidemiology

Francesco Giallauria, Carlo Vigorito, Roberto Tramarin, Francesco Fattirolli, Marco Ambrosetti, Stefania De Feo, Raffaele Griffo, Carmine Riccio

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Abstract

Background. Using data from the Italian SurveY on carDiac rEhabilitation-2008 (ISYDE-2008), this study provides insight into the level of implementation of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) in very old cardiac patients. Methods. Data from 165 CR units were collected online from January 28 to February 10, 2008. Results. The study cohort consisted of 2,281 patients (66.9 ± 11.8 years): 1,714 (62.4 ± 9.6 years, 78% male) aged

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1353-1361
Number of pages9
JournalJournals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
Volume65 A
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2010

Keywords

  • Cardiac rehabilitation, Elderly
  • Coronary artery disease
  • ISYDE 2008 survey
  • Secondary prevention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ageing
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Medicine(all)

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