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Key library: cardiac rehabilitation

Recommended publications selected for you by the EACPR Cardiac Rehabilitation section

ExTraMATCH Collaborative.Exercise training meta-analysis of trials in patients with chronic heart failure (ExTraMATCH).
Piepoli MF, Davos C, Francis DP, Coats AJ
BMJ. 2004;328(7433):189-93.
Core Components of Cardiac Rehabilitation/ Secondary Prevention Programs: 2007 Update. A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association Exercise, Cardiac Rehabilitation, and Prevention Committee, the Council on Clinical Cardiology; the Councils on Cardiovascular Nursing, Epidemiology and Prevention, and Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism; and the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. 
Balady GJ, Williams M, Ades PA, et al. Circulation 2007;115:2675-2682.
Secondary Prevention Through Cardiac Rehabilitation
Position Paper of the Working Group on Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology of the European Society of Cardiology
Giannuzzi P, Saner H, Björnstad H, et al. 
Eur. Heart J., 2003; 24: 1273 - 1278
Physical activity for primary and secondary prevention
Position paper of the Working Group on Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology of the European Society of Cardiology.
Giannuzzi P, Mezzani A, Saner H,  et al
Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil. 2003;10(5):319-27.
Recommendations for resistance exercise in cardiac rehabilitation. Recommendations of the German Federation for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation.
Bjarnason-Wehrens B, Mayer-Berger W, Meister ER, Baum K, Hambrecht R, Gielen S.
Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 2004;11:352-61.
Exercise and physical activity in the prevention and treatment of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease: a statement from the Council on Clinical Cardiology and the Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism. 
Thompson PD, Buchner D, Pina IL, et al.
Circulation. 2003;107(24):3109-16.
Evidence on the Impact of Physical Activity and its Relationship to Health. A Report from Chief Medical Office 2004.
UK Department of Health.
National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III). Third Report of the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III) final report.
Circulation. 2002;106(25):3143-3421.
Executive summary of the clinical guidelines on the identification, evaluation, and treatment of overweight and obesity in adults.
Arch Intern Med 1998;158(17):1855-67
American Association for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs. 4th ed. Champaign, Ill Human Kinetics Publishers; 2004.
Exercise and physical activity in the prevention and treatment of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. A statement from the Council on Clinical Cardiology (subcommittee on Exercise, Rehabilitation, and Prevention) and the Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism (subcommittee on Physical Activity). Circulation 2003; 107: 3109-16.
Hospital admission risk program (HARP). Chronic heart failure working party report. Published by Hospital Demand Management, Metropolitan Health and Aged Care Services Division, Victorian Government Department of Human Services, Melboourne Vic 3000. Australia. March 2003.
Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease in the elderly (with emphasis on patients > or =75 years of age): an American Heart Association scientific statement from the Council on Clinical Cardiology Subcommittee on Exercise, Cardiac Rehabilitation, and Prevention.
Williams MA, Fleg JL, Ades PA, et al. Circulation 2002;105(14):1735-43..
Evidence-based guidelines for cardiovascular disease prevention in women. 2007 Update. 
Mosca L, Banka CL, Benjamin EJ, et al. JACC2007;49:1230-50
Cardiac rehabilitation for coronary patients: lifestyle, risk factor and therapeutic management. Results from the EUROASPIRE II survey.
Kotseva K, Wood D, De Bacquer D, et al, on behalf of the EUROASPIRE II Study Group. Eur Heart J 2004; 6 (Suppl J): J17–J26
Global secondary prevention strategies to limit event recurrence after myocardial infarction: results of the GOSPEL study, a multicenter, randomized controlled trial from the Italian Cardiac Rehabilitation Network. Giannuzzi P, Temporelli PL, Marchioli R, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2008;168(20):2194-204.
Representative study of cardiac rehabilitation activities in European Member states: the Carinex survey. 
Vanhees L, McGee HM, Dugmore LD, Schepers D, Van Daele P. AJ Cardiopulm Rehabil 2002; 22: 264-272.
Cardiac rehabilitation after myocardial infarction. Combined experiences of randomised trials. 
Oldridge NB, Guyatt GH, Fisher MF, Rimm AA. JAMA 1988; 260: 945-50.
Economic evaluation of cardiac rehabilitation soon after acute myocardial infarction.
Oldridge N, Furlong W, Feeny D, Torrance G, Guyatt G, Crowe J, Jones N.   
Am J Cardiol 1993; 72: 154-61.
Exercise-base rehabilitation for patients with coronary heart disease: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials.  Taylor RS, Brown A, Ebrahim S, Joliffe J, Noorani H, Rees K, Skidmore B, Stone JA, Thompson DR, Oldridge N. Am J Med 2004; 116: 682-92.
An overview of randomised trials of rehabilitation with exercise after myocardial infarction. O’Connor GT, Buring JE, Yusuf S, Goldhaber SZ, Olmstead Em, Paffenbarger RS, Hennekens CH.  Circulation 1989; 80: 234-44.
Cardiac rehabilitation reduces the rate of major adverse cardiac events after percutaneous coronary intervention. Dendale P, Berger J, Hansen D, Vaes J, Benit E, Weymans M. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 2005; 4: 113-116.
Mortality reductions in patients receiving exercise-base cardiac rehabilitation: how much can be attributed to cardiovascular risk factor improvements. Taylor RS, Unal B, Critchley JA, Capewell S. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 2006; 13: 369-374.
Percutaneous coronary angioplasty compared with exercise training in patients with stable coronary artery disease – a randomised trial.
Hambrecht R, Walther C, Möbius-Winkler S, Gielen S, Linke A, Conradi K, Erbs S, Kluge R, Kendziorra K, Sabri O, Sick P, Schuler G.Circulation 2004; 109: 1371-1378.

Rehabilitation in cardiac patients: what do we know about training modalities? 
Hansen D, Dendale P, Berger J, Meeusen R. Sports Med 2005; 35: 1063-84.

Recommandations de la société française de cardiologie concernant la pratique de la réadaptation cardiovasculaire chez l'adulte. Version 2.
Monpere C, Sellier Ph, Meurin Ph, Aeberhard P, Boiteux A, Liliou M-C, Marcadet D, Verges B.  Arch Mal Cœur  Vaiss 2002; 10: 999-1002.